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)
Miller and Valasek
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.
In-brief: a survey of security professionals finds they are willing to circumvent vendors who do not respond to reports of security holes in their products.
In-brief: In a letter to leading automakers, Senators Edward Markey and Richard Blumenthal have requested more information on security protections in late model vehicles, citing recent demonstrations of wireless hacks.