Intel establishes automotive security review board

To mitigate cyber-security risks associated with connected automobiles while encouraging technological progression and innovation, Intel established the Automotive Security Review Board (ASRB). The board will encompass top security industry talent across the globe with particular areas of expertise in cyber-physical systems.

Fifteen of the most hackable and exposed attack surfaces on a next-generation car.

The ASRB researchers will perform ongoing security tests and audits intended to codify best practices and design recommendations for advanced cyber-security solutions and products to benefit the automobile industry and drivers.

Gartner predicts there will be a 150 billion connected vehicles on the road by 2020. The transition to a more connected world is exciting and requires that cyber security be addressed.

“Just like with any connected system, there’s no perfect security. But we can raise the bar against cyber-attacks in automobiles,” said Chris Young, senior vice president and general manager of Intel Security. “With the help of the ASRB, Intel can establish security best practices and encourage that cyber-security is an essential ingredient in the design of every connected car. Together we can manage the complexity more quickly and deliver solid cyber-security solutions.”

Intel will provide the ASRB with Intel automotive advanced development platforms on which to conduct research. Findings will then be published publicly as part of an ongoing process.

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