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IDG Contributor Network: Presentations show the auto industry needs to shore up cars' security

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    Once again automotive cybersecurity researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek hacked into a Jeep Cherokee and showed that they can take control of the car steering wheel and brakes— but this time at high speeds, not low speeds (self-parking mode) as they did in July 2015. This year's Black Hat conference also offered a "Car Hacking--Hands on" training with Robert Leale, founder of CanBusHack.

    For a few years, the auto industry has been under fire, motivating manufacturers to focus more on security. That's one reason why connected car vulnerabilities has been a notable event at major conferences. In its endeavors to build stronger security, the industry at large has invested extensive resources into researching and educating practitioners.

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