Trends Report

Digital Smash And Grabs: The Challenges With Securing Connected Vehicles

May 9th, 2024
With contributors:
Merritt Maxim , Hailey DiCicco , Christine Turley


If you’re driving a car built after 2010, there’s a good chance it’s a connected vehicle, sending diagnostic data to the manufacturer and receiving information back. Like any internet-connected device, your connected car is susceptible to cyberattacks; in fact, serious security issues in cars’ software have been discovered. Connecting a mobile device to these cars can allow vehicle manufacturers to capture your data and expose the mobile device to attack as well. This report will explore some of the vulnerabilities facing modern connected cars and provide guidance on what impact these security issues may have on your employees and your business.

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