Hackers Taking the Wheel: The State of Autonomous Vehicle Security Worldwide

GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview, “Hackers Taking the Wheel: The State of Autonomous Vehicle Security Worldwide” features Ami Dotan, CEO and co-founder of Karamba Security, and high-tech, defense, internet security expert and investor.

Audio Interview Guest:
Mr. Ami Dotan
CEO and co-founder
Karamba Security

In the 11-minute Audio Interview, Mr. Dotan discusses these questions:

  1. Your ThreatHive analysis found that ECU’s of vehicle were being subjected to over 300,000 attacks per month. What does this say about the state of the autonomous vehicle today and the vulnerabilities they are facing?
  2. Globally there are around 1 billion vehicles on the road and in 2020 there have been reports stating that 30% of those cars will be at some level of internet connectivity, with these attack attempts today, what are the implications?
  3. What can OEMs’ do to mitigate by design the current risks and proactively minimize the vulnerabilities of their vehicles? Can such solution be retrofitted to existing cars?
  4. We see companies like Verizon and AT&T offering dongles that make cars connected. Do such solutions expose users to cyber-attacks, which were discovered by ThreatHive? What should be done to address such risk?

About Ami Dotan:
CEO & co-founder Karamba Security

Ami has extensive experience establishing and investing in global technology companies, such as Xosoft (M&A by NASDAQ:CA); Shellcase (M&A by NASDAQ:TSRA); and GalyOr (M&A by Memscap). He has been a hands-on investor of six IPOs, including JinkoSolar (NYSE:JKS), which achieved a market cap of over $1.5B (USD); WLCSP-Wafer Level Chip Scale Packaging (SSE:603005), which achieved a market cap of over $2B (USD); CMT Medical (CMT.LN); 3NOD (KOSDAQ:3NOD); Voltaire (NASDAQ:VOLT); and Scopus (NASDAQ:SCOP). Prior, he was the VP of Strategy at Rafael, Israel MOD’s leading Research and Development center. Ami achieved a B.Sc.EE from The Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn (NYU) and an MBA from Long Island University.