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April 27, 2017

Cyber official: Feds, companies need better dialogue on security of self-driving cars

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The Hill – The federal government needs to engage with private companies developing self-driving cars to make sure they are safe from cyber threats, a fellow at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) said Tuesday.

Ron Ross said the issue of the federal government’s responsibility to secure autonomous vehicle systems is the “most important question of the day” at a government forum hosted by software company Cloudera.

“Where do we fall on this balance point between regulation and free market?” Ross said. “We’re kind of in no man’s land right now. We have no carrots and there are no sticks.” 

Read more at The Hill.

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