Time Is Running Out For Auto Cybersecurity Standards

Law360, New York (January 6, 2017, 12:10 PM EST) -- In the latest international terrorist attack to kill dozens of victims, a truck driver in Baghdad Monday pretended to be recruiting day laborers before detonating explosives hidden in the vehicle. He claimed 36 lives.

In the not-too-distant future, experts warn, terrorists may instead strike from a laptop computer in another city, and the vehicle they use as a weapon could be yours.

According to a new report from Billington Cybersecurity, the automotive industry needs to adopt tough safety standards, and take cybersecurity cues from super-high-tech industrial...
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