Millions of cars with tens of millions of lines of code are already on the road talking to servers and very soon, talking to each other. Clearly a lot can go wrong. Connectivity carries significant risks which must be addressed as soon as possible. This session will address the trade-off between safety, security and convenience as well as the steps that need be taken by the automotive manufacturers before we can trust our cars to let the transportation ecosystem deliver the promised benefits of connected services.
- Examples and a deeper appreciation of the security and privacy challenges of connected vehicular commerce
- Insights into the growing role being played by the US government
- Some comfort that many of the lessons learned in the traditional IT world are applicable to cars