Japanese giants to offer security-as-a-service for connected cars

Japanese industrial giants NTT Communications Corporation and Denso Corporation have decided to start a business “to respond to the threat of increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks against vehicles.”

NTT Communications is a global IT services company that is a member of the NTT Group (which confusingly also operates NTT Data, another global IT services company). Denso is an auto parts maker that’s part of the Toyota empire.

The two companies have collaborated on vehicle security for a few years now, with NTT Communications bringing its consulting expertise around technologies such as networking, cloud computing, and managed infosec services such as building security operations centres for clients. Denso has shared its knowledge of just what goes on inside a car.

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Source: The Register