All Cyber security articles – Page 4

  • capgemini.automotiveIT
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    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
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    "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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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 ...

  • reply.automotiveIT
    Article

    Reply to start European data-scientist training program

    2016-06-20T19:05:32Z

    Industry 4.0 featured prominently at the Munich Reply Xchange (Photo: Arjen Bongard) MUNICH -- Reply SpA has signed an agreement with The Data Incubator to bring more data-analysis expertise to European companies. Reply, which operates a network of companies focused on developing new, connected technologies and business models, said ...

  • gartner.automotiveIT
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    Gartner: "Major" service failures likely for digital businesses

    2016-06-16T12:36:25Z

    Gartner says outsourcing dilutes control over key parts of corporate ITÂ (Photo: Gartner) IT security teams are having trouble managing digital risk and, as a result, 60 percent of digital businesses will suffer major service failures by 2020, according to a new report. Market researchers Gartners say infrastructure and ...

  • cybercrime.automotiveIT
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    Survey: Manufacturing companies under threat from cybercrime

    2016-04-25T14:57:37Z

    Manufacturing companies are particularly threatened by surging levels of cybercrime, according to a new study. Germany's high-tech industry association Bitkom polled 504 manufacturers and found that two thirds of them had been the target of data theft, industrial esponiage or sabotage in the past two years. Bitkom puts the financial ...

  • EU.automotiveIT
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    EU countries to act on autonomous driving

    2016-04-15T11:02:32Z

    Automakers and EU regulators believe driverless driving will help reduce traffic accidents (Photo: Dutch government) European Union transport ministers agreed this week to take action to make autonomous driving a reality across the 28-nation bloc. The ministers, meeting in Amsterdam, agreed to promote a consistent legal framework for driverless ...

  • automotiveIT
    Article

    For networked plants, IT security is key

    2016-04-06T10:40:50Z

    Industry 4.0 holds out the promise of smarter manufacturing, but with increased connectivity between plants and machinery, the risk of cyber attacks rises. That’s a major problem for companies trying to transform their manufacturing operations to take advantage of the new technologies. Germany’s Deutsche Telekom polled IT and business decision ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
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    Ford CIO Marcy Klevorn: Experiments in new areas are OK

    2016-02-03T14:35:01Z

    Ford CIO Marcy Klevorn will speak at the automotiveIT Kongress March 17 (Photo: Ford) It’s been little more than a year since CEO Mark Fields formally announced that Ford Motor was making some fundamental changes to its tried-and-tested business model. “We are driving innovation in every part of our ...

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    Badly secured: The car industry under (cyber)attack

    2016-01-20T16:56:17Z

    IT attacks on companies are piling up and experts say the automotive industry, a prime target for hackers, isn”˜t properly prepared. The damage cyber attacks can do is often substantial and the methods of the attackers are becoming more and more perfidious. Stuxnet was just the beginning. A steel plant ...

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    Automotive Cyber Security Summit - Shanghai

    2015-12-15T18:02:50Z

    (Illustration: Eugene Sergeev) The China Automotive Cyber Security Summit 2016 will take place January 21 - 22 in Shanghai amid growing concerns that connected cars and connected car plants will increasingly be the objects of digital attacks. The conference, which brings together automakers, suppliers, various connected-services providers and security ...

  • symantec.automotiveIT
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    Experts: Today's connected car safety has big holes

    2015-09-08T15:50:00Z

    Automakers are addressing cyber security in the new models (Photo: Symantec) Security software maker Symantec last month issued a report on the vulnerability of connected cars. The conclusion: There are ways to protect cars from hacking and other cyber attacks. But today's generation of vehicles, which doesn't yet have ...

  • Cloud.automotiveIT
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    Worries grow over security of cloud data transfers

    2015-08-25T14:41:02Z

    Surveys show that many IT managers are unhappy about breakdowns in data transfers to and from the cloud Enthusiasm was high at the outset, but now a survey shows that companies are beginning to have second thoughts about relying on cloud-based architectures. Many experts, for example, are increasingly questioning ...

  • jeep cherokee 2014.automotiveIT
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    Fiat Chrysler acts on hacking report, recalls 1.4 million cars

    2015-07-26T18:35:53Z

    The 2014 Jeep Cherokee is among the vehicles getting a software update (Photo: Jeep) Fiat Chrysler (FCA) recalled 1.4 million vehicles in the US following a report on the wired.com web site that two hackers had successfully manipulated the in-car systems of a Jeep Cherokee. FCA said the voluntary ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    Interview: Daimler China CIO Marc Lampe discusses CRM

    2015-06-09T10:42:00Z

    Greater China CIO Marc Lampe (Photo: Daimler) Marc Lampe moved to Beijing as regional CIO of Daimler’s operations in September of 2013. Before taking charge of the carmaker’s IT operations in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, he was responsible for IT in the German company’s vans segment. ...