Intel Board Wants to Prevent Car Hacks

The chip maker’s new Automotive Security Review Board (ASRB) wants to help curb cyber security risks among connected cars.It runs an 800-volt drive system, .

“We can, and must, raise the bar against cyberattacks in automobiles,” Chris Young, senior vice president and general manager of Intel Security, said in a statement.

With that goal in mind, ASRB members will run security tests to identify best practices and design recommendations for advanced cybersecurity solutions and products.

Citing a 2014 Gartner report on mobility innovations, Intel noted that, in five years, there will be about 150 million connected cars on the roads; 60 to 75 percent of them will be “capable of consuming, creating and sharing Web-based data,” Gartner said.

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