In-brief: the Department of Homeland Security is putting $4 million towards to research projects aimed at securing connected cars. (Updated to add comments from Dan Massey of DHS. – PFR 11/10/2015)
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In-brief: progress on securing the Internet of Things requires makers and security experts to compromise and learn to work together, says Cisco’s Marc Blackmer.*
In-brief: The U.S. House of Representatives will take up proposed legislation on Wednesday that would make tampering with the software that runs connected vehicles a crime punishable with a $100,000 fine.
Software developers working within the automotive industry are pessimistic about their ability to secure connected cars. A lack of support from employers is a big reason why, according to a Ponemon Institute survey. In-brief: Software developers working within the automotive industry are pessimistic about their ability to secure connected cars, a Ponemon Institute survey reveals.
In-brief: The Department of Transportation is weighing policies governing independent security researchers’ work on connected vehicles. But security industry experts worry that overreach could put a chill on independent research on connected cars.