The road ahead
Bernard Montel examines the driving factors evolving automotive cybersecurity
The first known vehicle theft occurred in 1896 when Baron de Zuylen, founder of the Automobile Club of France, had his Peugeot stolen by a mechanic in Paris. This catalysed the development of car security systems, advancing from a lock and key device, defending against petty criminals in the early 20th century, to complex cybersecurity infrastructure which now deters attempted breaches from malicious actors globally.Protecting electronic systems from malicious attacks, damage, unauthorised access or manipulation is at the core of automotive cybersecurity today . . .