Cyber Security

  • GE.automotiveIT
    Article

    Cyber security is money well spent

    2017-05-16T13:49:42Z

    (Illustration: GE) Cyber security costs money but it's worth it. That's the lesson learned from last week's massive ransomware attack, which caused major problems for authorities, hospitals. companies and private citizens across the globe. It's also a lesson the auto industry should take to heart. CIOs of automotive companies ...

  • ibm.automotiveIT
    Article

    Study sees shortage of cybersecurity experts

    2017-02-13T18:24:32Z

    Cyberthreats are growing and companies are having trouble finding enough specialist IT staff (Photo: IBM) A new study has found that companies and organizations are having a tough time finding the cybersecurity experts they need in a world increasingly exposed to digital dangers. Isaca, a global IT association, found ...

  • capgemini.automotiveIT
    Article

    Study: German CIOs prioritize networking, data analysis

    2017-02-10T15:12:53Z

    Siemens operates a "Cyber Security Operation Center" to protect factories (Photo: Siemens) CIOs in German-speaking countries put a high priority on improving data networking and the development of data analysis. According to a new study, they also prioritize new products and services and the expansion of cloud capacity. The ...

  • GM.automotiveIT
    Feature

    "My role is to protect the vehicle ecosystem"

    2017-02-02T18:43:00Z

    Jeff Massimilla was named chief product cybersecurity officer of General Motors (GM) in 2014. His appointment, one of the first of its kind in the global auto industry, underscored the crucial importance of cyber safety for the coming generations of fully connected cars. Massimilla spoke to automotiveIT at the Detroit ...

  • bongard.automotiveIT
    Article

    Automakers will cooperate more on new mobility

    2016-12-01T15:50:13Z

    Competition for market share is fierce in the global auto industry, but that doesn’t mean there’s no room to cooperate. Especially in the past two years, as the pace of change has picked up, there’s been a marked increase in the number of strategic jont ventures the world’s carmakers have ...

  • kaspersky.automotiveIT
    Article

    Kaspersky: recovery from security incidents is very costly

    2016-09-20T15:20:18Z

    Speed is essential to minimize the effects of cyber crime, Kaspersky Lab says  (Photo: Kaspersky) A new Kaspersky Lab report warns that recovering from a successful cyber attack can be extremely costly. The average cost of recovery from a single security incident is 86,500 dlrs for small and ...

  • sec.automotiveIT
    Article

    VW founds automotive cyber security firm

    2016-09-14T17:01:11Z

    (Photo: SEC) Volkswagen Group, working with three Israeli experts, has founded an automotive cyber security company. The move is a long-term investment in cyber security “to make vehicles and their ecosystem more secure,” the VW brand’s head of electrical and electronic development, Volkmar Tanneberger, said in a press statement. ...

  • cisco.automotiveIT
    Article

    Cisco report: Business unprepared for ransomware threat

    2016-08-01T15:54:21Z

    Cisco sees a growing danger in ransomware attacks (Photo: Cisco) Companies are badly prepared for future strains of ransomware, according to the latest Cisco Cybersecurity Report. The study, which the US-based technology group conducts twicea year, found that companies are too often operating with a fragile IT infrastructure, don’t ...

  • automotive grade linux.automotiveIT
    Article

    Tokyo: Automotive Linux Summit

    2016-06-30T11:59:52Z

    The Automotive Linux Summit is held every year in Tokyo  (Photo: The Linux Foundation) Engineers will gather in Tokyo July 13-14 for the annual Automotive Linux Summit, a conference where auto-industry stakeholders discuss the adoption of an open-source Linux-based platform for in-vehicle infotainment. The two-day summit brings together ...

  • intel.automotiveIT
    Article

    FT: Intel mulling sale of security unit

    2016-06-28T12:43:39Z

    Intel bought McAfee in 2010 (Photo: Intel) Intel is talking to banking advisers about possibly selling its antivirus software division, according to a report in Britain's Financial Times newspaper. According to the FT, no decision has been made. The California-based technology group declined to comment. Intel, which for decades ...