Numbers & Stats: The importance of cybersecurity
More and more vehicles are becoming connected due to the benefits for consumers and OEMs. But this connectivity increases the risk of data breaches and potentially to the safety of vehicle occupants. The below figures help emphasize just how much the industry needs to tackle cybersecurity issues in order to give peace of mind to consumers to get to the next phase of mobility.
Number of people afraid to drive in fully self-driving vehicles:
Amount of money a lack of consumer protection could cost the industry:
Number of vehicles equipped with V2X communications by 2024:
Developers who believe their companies properly educate on secure coding methods:
Developers who believe pressure to meet deadlines is the primary factor leading to vulnerabilities:
1 AAA's annual automated vehicle survey, 2019.
2 "2017 Strategy & Digital Auto Report," PWC, September 2017.
3 IHS Markit, 2019.
4 "Securing the Modern Vehicle: A Study of Automotive Industry Cybersecurity Practices," Synopsys, 2019.