Solving Connected Car’s Privacy and Security Issues

Solving Connected Car’s Privacy and Security Issues

Consumers are becoming increasingly aware of the privacy and security aspects of their digital lives. Vehicle-to-vehicle or vehicle-to-infrastructure communication is yet another form of digital data exchange. How are privacy and security guaranteed?

Although vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication — collectively referred to as V2X — is perhaps not yet widely known among consumers, car manufacturers are already working on its integration. In a few years’ time, the first high-end models containing this technology will be introduced to the market. Initially, the selling point of these cars will be that they can exchange information with each other and with roadside equipment.

Not all details have been worked out yet, but all parties involved agree on the overall direction. The communication protocol has already been standardized as 802.11p. However, there are still quite a few regulatory details to be defined.

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This blog is an abstract of an interview with Clara Perez published in Bits & Chips, March 2014. 

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