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Fiat Chrysler Launches Bug Bounty Program
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12/8/2016 | 11:36:41 AM
Automotive Cybersecurity and Coding
Bug bounty programs are always a good idea when you stand to lose significant revenue, and when lives are at stake.  But let's also be sure that the technology being used to create products is designed and programmed securely in the first place.  For automotive software, compliance to MISRA-C, automotive SPICE and ISO 26262 guidelines is a start.  Hyperviser and virtualization support to allow running untrusted apps alongside trusted and secure apps is another plus.  Highly proprietary CAN-BUS languages for communication protection, along with high encryption.  If you're willing to spend money on bug bounties, maybe you should also consider spending the same money up-front in your Design and Build phases.  Just saying.
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12/8/2016 | 7:01:10 AM
Bug Bounty
All car manufactures should do the same. And I think the reword should be higher. With small rewards it looks like Fiat Chrysler is making more like a PR move rather than really attacking infosec researches.


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