In an opinion article for Automotive Management, the Head of cyber consulting at Grant Thornton commented on the vulnerability of many auto dealerships and how they are targeted by cyber criminals.
Examples include the shut-down of the largest car dealership in Wales for several days after they fell victim to a ransomware attack.
Cyber attacks are no longer a matter of ‘if’ but ‘when’.
A recent survey on current cyber security practices in the automotive industry found that 62% of respondents think it likely or very likely that malicious attacks on their software or components will occur within the next 12 months.
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