cybersecurity Archives -
Is Your Shop Being Robbed Right Now?

No matter how secure you feel, your shop may be vulnerable from attack.

Addressing Cyber Security In Your Repair Shop

There are many steps you can take to make it harder for hackers to hit you, but nothing is impenetrable.

Washington Post Article Investigates How Automakers Collect Vehicle Data

Using a 2017 Chevrolet, Washington Post technology columnist Geoffrey Fowler hacked his way into the vehicle’s data, discovering the vehicle had an internet connection that was always on, and also was collecting data from his smartphone.

U.S. Senate Committee Approves Legislation To Enhance Cybersecurity Training For Small Business

Two bills approved by a U.S. Senate committee late last month would provide repair shops with one more tool to protect their shops from cyber threats.

Cybersecurity Risks In Automotive Industry Highlighted In New Study

An alarming number of automotive professionals (84 percent) responding to a recent survey have concerns that their organizations’ cybersecurity practices aren’t keeping pace with evolving technologies.

ETI Joins New SAE Initiative On Automotive Cybersecurity

The newly formed task force is looking to create a set of standards to help secure the diagnostic link connector while maintaining legitimate access for OBD emissions testing, aftermarket repair tools and technicians.

FBI, NHTSA Roll Out PSA On Vehicle Cyber Threat Risks

The recently released PSA says threat actors can remotely attack a car’s electronic control unit through the use of vulnerabilities in third-party devices connected to the vehicle’s diagnostic ports.