As industry becomes ever more connected, the risk of cyber attacks is increasing, Klint Walker, a senior US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official, told the Automotive Logistics Supply Chain Conference in Atlanta last month. Walker’s comments underlined how the growing complexity of industrial cooperations, interconnected supply chains and wider digital networks is raising the threat level. Read More..
BERLIN — Carmakers and security experts should work more closely together to develop common IT standards and protect connected cars from hacker attacks, a senior T-Systems executive told the automotiveIT Congress here. Michael Chalvatzis, a senior vice president at the consulting arm of Germany’s Telekom Group, said security is one of the biggest issues facing Read More..
Practically speaking, quantum computing is still in its infancy, but some companies – including Volkswagen and Google – have already started to deploy the technology. VW is using it in battery research and traffic management, while Google and IBM are cooperating with Daimler on two separate projects. Fujitsu is rolling out technology that offers the Read More..
Vehicle security is moving from the physical to the digital world in the era of the connected car and remote hacks of key car functions in recent years have proven the point. OSR Enterprises, based in Israel and Switzerland, believes the best approach to defend cars against attacks is a holistic, consolidated IT architecture that Read More..
Joachim Langenwalter, Germany-based director automotive at Nvidia, is responsible for software deliveries to automakers and suppliers in Europe. At the chipmaker’s GTC conference in Munich last month, he spoke to automotiveIT about autonomous driving technology, cyber security and the challenges faced by the auto industry today. automotiveIT: The image of autonomous driving has taken a Read More..
HANOVER – All connected cars are under threat from cyber attacks, a senior security expert said Tuesday. Addressing the carIT Congress here, Michael Mueller, president Europe, the Middle East and Africa for Argus Cyber Security, identified four scenarios for cyber attacks on vehicles: Amateurs such as students who are experimenting Former employees who use inside Read More..
Automakers and suppliers are urgently seeking “good” hackers to identify and close security gaps in networked vehicles. But qualified candidates are in short supply. A “remote-controlled” Jeep whose downfall was a weak point in its entertainment system. Or, in an especially treacherous example, electric cars that were infected with malware during charging. That’s just the Read More..
As factories and other corporate facilities become fully connected, the networking of IT systems poses growing risks of cyber attacks, security experts say. “Automation, Industry 4.0 and internet connectivity have made systems more vulnerable,” said Hans-Peter Bauer, vice president Central Europe, at cyber security specialist McAfee. Most systems aren’t built to withstand cyber attacks, he Read More..
Cisco’s annual Cyber Security Report says a rapidly growing number of companies suffer cyber attacks and many are resorting to new technologies to defend themselves. Roughly one-third of all cyber security products and services are using artificial intelligence or machine learning, according to the latest issue of the report by the networking group. Today already, Read More..
Big data technologies are increasingly in demand when companies develop digital business models, according to a new poll by consultants Capgemini. The poll also found that cyber security has become an even bigger priority for CIOs. More than two-third of CIOs expect digitalization to radically change existing business models and 63 pc of them see Read More..