Connected cars are poised to become a common phenomenon in India in the near future, with an increase in vehicle legislation and industry compliances also set to accelerate the adoption of connected features, according to a report by consultancy firm EY. As per EY India’s report ‘The car is connected now! But are we safe?’, current and future mandates such as GPS tracking, dash camera, telematics-based insurance and SOS services will, in turn, drive the growth of an embedded form of connected car solutions.
The connected car industry, however, needs a road map for cybersecurity by developing an appropriate lifecycle process from concept through production, operation and decommissioning. Applying a defense in depth strategy will entail having multiple layers of security in place to mitigate the risk of one component being compromised,