V2V Communications: What About My Privacy?

by Gene Carter on November 23, 2016 at 5:02 PM

There is a shift in focus from surviving accidents to stopping an accident from ever happening. Have you ever experienced unexpected stopped traffic as you crest a hill? Or narrowly missed hitting another car because your...

Three Strategies for Car Cybersecurity

by Gene Carter on October 31, 2016 at 11:31 AM

According to consulting firm, Frost and Sullivan, we can expect the number of hackers to grow to more than 150,000 globally by 2018. This fact combined with the fact that in that same time the number of connected vehicles...

Tesla Motors recently issued an over-the-air software update to make its Autopilot system rely more on radar than cameras. This update was in response to a highly publicized crash in May 2016 in which a 40-year-old man...

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), part of the US Department of Transportation recently issued their much anticipated Federal Automated Vehicles Policy. This 116-page document is guidance, not...

Why I was Asked to a White House Meeting

by William Whyte on September 7, 2016 at 2:29 PM

I was asked to meet with the some of the staff from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) this week. To be clear, the OMB is a White House department but sadly the meeting wasn't in the White House itself -- it was a...

Automotive Cybersecurity Best Practices

by Gene Carter on July 27, 2016 at 8:59 AM

Recently the Automotive Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Auto-ISAC) released "Automotive Cybersecurity Best Practices" for carmakers and their suppliers. This document expands on their "Framework for Automotive...

Recently, the US Government Accountability Office publicly released GAO-16-350 VEHICLE CYBERSECURITY: DOT and Industry Have Efforts Under Way, but DOT Needs to Define Its Role in Responding to a Real-world Attack.

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The Year the World Became Aware of Car Hacking

by Gene Carter on December 15, 2015 at 11:57 AM

Security Innovation has been securing Vehicle-to-Vehicle communications for almost 10 years, but for the average consumer, car hacking only came to light in 2015. As the year draws to an end, here’s a look at some of the...

The Librarian of Congress recently announced exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) that now make it legal to circumvent specific technological measures that control access to copyrighted works,...

Autonomous automated vehicles (AV), also known as self-driving cars, have been garnering a lot of press coverage over the past year, as automakers (Audi, Mercedes-Benz, GM, Toyota, etc.), Tier 1 suppliers (Delphi, Bosch,...