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Report examines the massive future cybersecurity problem of connected cars

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Feb 8, 2016.

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    If you are interested in the Internet of insecure Things, then you might like a new report which looks at the cybersecurity of connected vehicles, calling it “one of the biggest issues facing manufacturers today.” Cyber Security in the Connected Vehicle attributed that threat to complexity, connectivity and content. There’s a “massive future security problem just around the corner” and it can’t be fixed by trying to bolt on security during the implementation phase.

    Complexity was called “the worst enemy of security” as a connected car could have “approximately 100 million lines of code,” compared to eight million for an F-35 fighter jet. There has been a dramatic increase in Electronic Computing Units, with some high-end vehicles currently having about 100 ECUs. There has also been a rise in the diversity of in-vehicle systems which provide both luxury and critical features.

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