Plotting the Course: Shaping the Connected Car Landscape and Cybersecurity in 2019

2019 is just beginning and the boom for automobile technology and connectivity continues to accelerate for connected cars. Manufacturers are increasingly equipping their cars with technologies designed to meet the heightened integration and functionality demands of consumers. Increasingly, artificial intelligence is incorporated into cars to assist the drivers with directions, phone calls, entertainment, scheduling, personal tasks, and even the driving itself. Cars often contain software to provide on-board diagnostics and alert operators to potential maintenance and safety issues. With all these new features, consumers crave constant connectivity and expect a seamless integration of the smart technology in their carts with their other smart devices.