UK government offers £2m fund for autonomous car security


he UK government has launched a £2 million feasibility fund to encourage businesses to develop methods for testing the cyber security resilience of autonomous cars and their supporting infrastructure.

The ultimate goal is to be able to use the research to define a universal testing facility used to determine whether autonomous cars have enough hacking resilience to be allowed on British roads.

The fund is run through a partnership between The Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV), Zenzic (formally Meridian Mobility) and Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation.

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Source: ITPro