ISMG Security Report

Hacking Your Ride: Risks Posed by Automotive Smartphone Apps

Plus, Updates on Behavioral Authentication and Protecting 'Very Attackable People'
Hacking Your Ride: Risks Posed by Automotive Smartphone Apps

In the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report, Asaf Ashkenazi of mobile security firm Inside Secure discusses new threats to car security posed by certain smartphone apps.

In this report, you'll hear (click on player beneath image to listen):

  • Ashkenazi discuss emerging threats to automotive security;
  • Saryu Nayyar of the security firm Gurucul explain how behavioral authentication can streamline customer onboarding;
  • Ryan Witt of Proofpoint discuss how "very attackable people" who are potential targets for hackers can be identified.

The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Fridays. Don't miss the Nov. 9 and Nov. 16 editions, which respectively discuss cracking down on criminals' use of encrypted communications and China's economic espionage campaign.

Theme music for the ISMG Security Report is by Ithaca Audio under a Creative Commons license.

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