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Auto Industry Publishes Best Practices for Cybersecurity

In-brief: An Automotive industry information sharing group has published Best Practices” document, giving individual automakers guidance on improving the cybersecurity of their vehicles.

Update- Zero to 60: Experts Divided on Wisdom of Fiat Chrysler’s Bounty

In-brief: Security experts are divided on Fiat Chrysler’s new bug bounty program, with some decrying small dollar awards, while others argue the company may have moved far too quickly in offering cash rewards to begin with.

Fiat Chrysler Launches Public Bug Bounty – But It’s Not All That

In-brief: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has unveiled a public “bounty” program that will pay security researchers up to $1,500 dollars for information on vulnerabilities in software used in conjunction with the company’s vehicles. Don’t get too excited. 

Ctrl + Esc from New York: NYMag Envisions Hack of Gotham

In-brief: A New York Magazine article imagines a massive, online attack on New York City in 2017. The scary thing: most of what it imagines has already happened.

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.