Cybersecurity in the Automotive Sector
Bc. Marek Rechtik, Masaryk University in Brno, Faculty of Social Studies, master student

This article deals with the issue of modern cars cybersecurity. Current trends in digitization, automation and autonomy and the growing connectivity of vehicles bear negative implications for ensuring security and safety throughout the automotive industry. The aim of the article is to present the current cyber threats and risks connected with modern cars and to outline possible solution to the insufficient state of affairs in the automotive sector. The complex ecosystems of modern vehicles make them increasingly vulnerable to cyber-attacks, which are growing exponentially. Newly adopted binding regulations and international standards, which stress the importance of a complex approach to ensuring cybersecurity in the automotive sector, seem to be able to provide a solution to the current situation.

Keywords: cybersecurity; automotive industry; autonomous vehicles.