Study reveals laxness among automakers in terms of cybersecurity
An independent study conducted by Ponemon Institute found that 30% of the automotive companies do not have their own cybersecurity programme or a team. It also found that these companies do not even hire external organisations to secure the software used in their products.
Moreover, the survey shows that around 63% of all automotive firms are heedless when it comes to testing vulnerabilities. Less than half of software, hardware, and other technologies they develop remain untested.
Commissioned by Synopsys and SAE International, the study used a sampling frame of 15,900 IT security practitioners and engineers in the automotive