Automotive Cybersecurity Survey Results Show Concerns about Automotive Cybersecurity

TU-Automotive released a results from a survey about automotive cybersecurity.  This year, on June 6-7 in Novi Michigan there will be a cybersecurity track at TU-Automotive Detroit, our readers receive a $100 discount using the  AUTOCC100 when you register you get an additional $100 off any of the tracks when you register(scroll down the page to see the cbyersecurity conference).

TU-Automotive Cybersecurity Conference is co-located at TU Automotive Detroit. Apply technology and best  practices to deliver robust security defenses and processes – this is where automotive and cybersecurity experts come together. Attendees will meet over 150 dedicated cybersecurity executives and be able to access to the 3200+ attendees at TU-Automotive Detroit. Industry members can plan cyberescurity strategies and access over 20 presentations, panels and workshops .

Speakers include:

  • Joseph Buck, Product Cybersecurity Autonomous Vehicle, General Motors.
  • Faye Francy, Executive Director AUTO-ISAC.
  • Benedikt Brecht, Principal Investigator at Crash Avoidance Metrics Partnership (CAMP).
  • Srini Adiraju, Director, Cyber Security at Visteon.
  • Greg Basich, Senior Analyst – AMCS at Strategy Analytics.
  • Pete Bigelow, Transportation Technology & Mobility Editor at Car & Driver.
  • Barbara Ciaramitaro, Professor, Information Technology and Cybersecurity, Director, Center for Cybersecurity at Walsh College.
  • Joe Fabbre, Director of Platform Solutions at GreenHills Software.
  • Gail Gottehrer, Partner at Akerman.
  • Matt Jones, SVP Software Engineering at Hyperloop One.
  • Ted Guild, Research Staff at MIT.
  • Pierre Girard, Solutions Security Expert Automotive and Mobility at Gemalto.
  • Denis Cosgrove, Principal Commercial Solutions at Booz Allen Hamilton.
  • Zack Hicks, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer/ Chief Executive Officer and President at Toyota Motor North America/ Toyota Connected, Inc.
  • Aaron Guzman, Cyber Safety Advocate at I Am the Cavalry.
  • Alan Hall, Senior Communications Manager, Autonomous Vehicles and Electrification at Ford Motor Company.
  • Stacy Janes, Chief Security Architect at Irdeto.
  • Fabian Koark, Principal Consultant at Invensity GmbH.
  • Michelle Krebs, Senior Analyst Autotrader.
  • Roger Lanctot, Director Automotive Connected Mobility Strategy Analytics.
  • Sam Lauzon, Automotive Cybersecurity Software Developer, UMTRI.
  • Todd Lawless, Automotive Cyber Security Specialist, Continental.
    Stephen Lesh, Head of Vehicle Programs at Uber ATG.
  • Scott McCormick, President at CVTA.
  • Dariusz Mikulski, Senior Research Scientist U.S. Army TARDEC.
  • Michael Morgan, Partner Co-Leader, Global Privacy and Cybersecurity McDermott Will & Emery LLP.
  • Martin Rosell, Managing Director at WirelessCar.
  • Paul Sanderson, Cyber Security Senior Technical Specialist SBD Automotive.
  • Jorge Shimabukuro, Chief Security Architect, Visteon.
  • Vishnu Sundaram, Vice President HARMAN International.
  • Geoff Wood, Director, Cyber Security at HARMAN

Highlights from the survey include:

  • 69 % believe that all stakeholders involved in securing connected and autonomous vehicles should share the burden of creating a secure vehicle.
  • 24% believe it is the sole responsibility of the automaker to secure the car they produce.
  • 66% replied to no to the question “Are automakers doing enough to secure connected & autonomous vehicles?”

What is the biggest hurdle to solving automotive security?

  • 30% of all respondents agree that a lack of industry standards.
  • 20% of all respondents agree adequate security technology for cyber-physical system security.
  • 27% agree cross industry collaboration.
  • 11% concur the lack of education of the partners and customers of OEMs.
  • 9% believe a lack of cybersecurity experts.

What should be the top priorities for developing cyber secure automotive systems?

  • 38% Developing global standards and best practices.
  • 19% Information sharing and collaboration.
  • 19% Investing in cybersecurity technology.
  • 9% Better education within teams and for suppliers.
  • 3% Developing vulnerability disclosure programs.
  • 2% Recruiting the right talent.
  • 7% Other.

Read survey stats here.  Register for TU-Automotive Detroit use the code  AUTOCC100   for a $100 discount.