Brussels – The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has published industry guidelines to counter growing cybersecurity risks due to the increasing connectivity of motor vehicles,
“The digital world offers unprecedented opportunities,” stated ACEA secretary general, Erik Jonnaert. “Nevertheless, opportunity comes with risks, and one of these is the threat of a direct cyberattack on your car or indeed a whole fleet of vehicles. Keeping cybersecurity risks for connected vehicles in check is therefore of crucial importance.”
ACEA has, therefore, drawn up six cyber security principles which have been endorsed by its member companies. All manufacturers agree to endorse these principles to enhance the protection of connected and automated vehicles against cyber threats.
To ensure user safety, ACEA and its 15 member companies today published a set of six key principles: