Intel Board Wants to Prevent Car Hacks

Intel Board Wants to Prevent Car Hacks

Intel Board Wants to Prevent Car Hacks

The chip maker's new Automotive Security Review Board (ASRB) wants to help curb cyber security risks among connected cars.It runs an 800-volt drive system, .

"We can, and must, raise the bar against cyberattacks in automobiles," Chris Young, senior vice president and general manager of Intel Security, said in a statement.

With that goal in mind, ASRB members will run security tests to identify best practices and design recommendations for advanced cybersecurity solutions and products.

Citing a 2014 Gartner report on mobility innovations, Intel noted that, in five years, there will be about 150 million connected cars on the roads; 60 to 75 percent of them will be "capable of consuming, creating and sharing Web-based data," Gartner said.