Researchers worry that hackers can copy complete factories
Data security tops the agenda of many CIOs. Lax handling of information security can threaten companies’ technological edge – and drivers’ safety.
In a discussion with automotiveIT, professional hacker and data security consultant Felix “FX” Lindner and Sandro Gaycken, a security researcher at the Free University in Berlin, talk about risks to the auto industry. Some of their biggest concerns: the security of digital product information, construction plans and factory operating instructions; the absence of in-house expertise in many companies; and the weak security standards of networked vehicles.