Security researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek stunned the automotive industry in 2015 by remotely hacking a Jeep Cherokee. powered by wired reporter, and interested contributor, Andy Greenberg. The infamous hack killed Fiat Chrysler, the parent company of Jeep. 1.4 million vehicle reviews and pay $105 million fine For the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration.
The warning may have been a wake-up call for the industry, but it hasn’t slowed the growth of connected cars.
Connected cars are now widespread, providing drivers and passengers with a long list of services, from Internet connectivity and vehicle monitoring to security alerts and the ability to purchase goods and services on the go. And it has also spread not only to passenger cars, but also to the nascent autonomous car industry.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, the frequency of cyberattacks on vehicles has increased to Over 225% in 2021compared to 2018. This is a trend that has benefited the automotive cybersecurity market, namely: It is projected to reach $5.3 billion by 2026.I
That’s why we’re thrilled to announce that Miller and Wallacek — the undisputed industry leaders holding top security positions at GM’s self-driving car subsidiary Cruz — will do just that. come on stage with us TC Session: Mobility 2022 Discuss the dynamic and rapidly evolving field of cybersecurity in the automotive sector. Scheduled for May 18-19 in San Mateo, California, the two-day event will showcase the creation and investment of the best and brightest minds in the future of transportation.
Principal Security Engineer Miller, described by Foreign Policy magazine as “one of the most technically proficient hackers on the planet,” designs and implements cybersecurity features for the company’s autonomous vehicles.
Prior to Cruz, Miller worked as a computer hacker for the National Security Agency, mentoring and working on computer security teams at Twitter, Uber ATG, and Didi Chuxing.
As director of safety at Cruise, Wallacek oversees vehicle, infrastructure and application safety. He also has extensive experience in reverse engineering and operational research. Before joining Cruise, Wallacek was Head of Safety at Uber and previously Director of Vehicle Safety Research at ioActive.
Don’t miss Miller and Wallachek as they detail the journey from Jeep Cherokee to Cruze, what the public needs to do before trusting self-driving cars, the types of dangers they see, industry trends, and what they have learned. 2015.
TC Session: Mobility 2022 Breaks the hype and goes beyond the headlines to explore how the confluence of technology and transportation will impact a wide variety of industries, cities and the people who work and live in them. Sign up today before prices go up April 1st.I