Updated on 2022-09-27
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published its Cybersecurity Best Practices for the Safety of Modern Vehicles for manufacturers to improve the cybersecurity of vehicles. Read more: NHTSA Publishes Final Cybersecurity Best Practices
The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published the final version of its Cybersecurity Best Practices for the Safety of Modern Vehicles in the Federal Register. The guidelines offer recommendations for industry in the areas of cybersecurity best practices, education, aftermarket/user-owned devices, serviceability, and technical vehicle cybersecurity best practices. They incorporate comments made in response to the draft version of the guidance that was released in January 2021.
- Now vehicle, OEM, and after-market accessory manufacturers need to incorporate these best practices which will take time. It will be interesting to see if further steps to add consequences for failing to incorporate adequate cybersecurity practices are taken.
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