25 décembre 2017

Upstream Security reels in $9M Series A to protect connected cars

Upstream Security, a new startup founded by two cyber security industry veterans, announced a $9 million Series A today to help protect connected vehicles and eventually autonomous cars. Today, that probably means a car using a service like OnStar to connect over the internet to your manufacturer for a menu of in-car services such as automated crash detection and stolen vehicle assistance. In the future, it could involve a set of communications between cars, cloud services and a host of other technologies as we move deeper into the... [Lire la suite]
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24 décembre 2017

We need to talk about autonomous vehicles and the blockchain

 The momentum behind the autonomous vehicle movement has been growing rapidly as the major technology vendors, and new players, seek to define the future of road transport.  RethinkX has estimated that by 2030, within 10 years of regulatory approval, 95% of all US passenger miles will be served by autonomous transport-as-a-service providers.  Jeff Klei, president Continental AG North America, has been quoted calculating that as many as 54 million autonomous vehicles will be on the road by 2035.  As the number of... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2016

How to Turn Your Normal Car into a Connected Car

Not everybody needs—or even wants—a completely connected car. As we previously discussed, 20 percent of connected car owners have never used as many as half of the high-tech features available in their vehicles: in-car concierge, mobile routers for wireless Internet connectivity, automatic parking systems, head-up display, and other built-in apps. The following devices can make almost any car “smart.” Just plug them into your vehicle’s OBD-II port (also called a diagnostic port)–located under the steering wheel or on the driver’s... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2015

Security Innovation Launches Automotive Centers of Excellence

The Expertise to Provide Services and Share Cyber-security Research for Connected Cars Security Innovation, an authority in automotive and software security, announced today that it has established Automotive Centers of Excellence (ACE) Laboratories in Seattle and Boston. ACE Labs will provide our customers with valuable insight into threat and attack profiles in their automobiles. Security Innovation’s Automotive Centers of Excellence have been created to help automotive customers adopt best-in-breed security practices from other... [Lire la suite]