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ENISA Looking for Help with Cybersecurity Policies For Autos

In-brief: The EU’s leading information privacy and security group will be issuing a report on smart car security and is soliciting feedback from auto industry suppliers and experts.

GAO: Help Securing Connected Cars is Years Away

In-brief: Security improvements for connected cars may be years away, as both the government and industry struggle to catch up on the cyber security issue, a GAO report found. 

NHTSA Drafting Cyber Security Guidelines for Light Vehicles

In-brief: The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) is drafting cyber security guidelines for light vehicles, the agency’s first major initiative exclusively focused on the security of connected cars.

You’re Powerless to stop Vehicle Hacking, but read this FBI Advisory anyway

In-brief: eight months after security researchers demonstrated a remote software-based attack against a Fiat-Chrysler Jeep Cherokee, the FBI has issued an advisory addressing software based risks to vehicles. But the Bureau has few fixes for the problem.

Update: DHS Funding Research into secure updates for Vehicles

    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)