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Automakers lay out cybersecurity needs for connected cars as NHTSA works on rules

April 19, 2017 |
Joshua Higgins
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The automotive industry is urging the federal government to lead on the creation of a cybersecurity credential management system to protect connected-car communications while developing a long-term strategy to establish a “scalable, nationwide, and sustainable security solution” for connected cars, according to comments submitted to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

NHTSA has proposed a rule to require “vehicle-to-vehicle communications” devices in new vehicles, citing the safety benefits connected cars can provide. NHTSA closed its public comment period on the...

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