End-to-End Protection Suites for Connected Cars Against Cyber Attacks
Argus Cyber Security, the world’s largest, independent automotive cyber security company, today publicly unveiled the full capabilities of its industry-leading, multi-layered car protection portfolio comprised of multiple suites of products and services delivering comprehensive end-to-end security for connected cars. With hundreds of millions of connected cars expected to be on the road by 2020, Argus works with the world’s largest car manufacturers (OEMs), their Tier 1 suppliers, large fleet operators and aftermarket connectivity providers to meet head-on the cyber security challenges posed by ever-increasing car connectivity.
As companies race to bring autonomous vehicles (AVs) to market, investment activity in the space is heating up.
General Motors made headlines in March when it paid over $1 billion for Cruise Automation. A few weeks later leading venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz entered the space, announcing investments in two early-stage autonomous startups, Comma.ai and Dispatch.
Most recently, secretive AV startup Zoox raised a massive $250 million funding round, making it Silicon Valley’s newest unicorn. These and other recent deals point to a growing investment frenzy as AVs get closer to mainstream commercialization.
The AV investment landscape is complex. It includes both hardware and software players and features competitors ranging from early-stage startups to large publicly traded corporations. This article will provide a primer for those interested in the rapidly evolving AV space.