Worried about cybersecurity and the connected car? There’s a bill for that

A bipartisan bill was introduced in the House of Representatives on Wednesday with a major focus on automotive cybersecurity. The Security and Privacy in Your Car Study Act of 2017 (SPY Car Study Act, for short) is co-sponsored by Reps. Joe Wilson (R-SC) and Ted Lieu (D-CA). The bill would require the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, together with the Federal Trade Commission, the National Institutes of Standards and Technology, the Department of Defense, OEMs and suppliers, SAE international, and academics and other experts to come up with a set of appropriate cybersecurity standards for new vehicles.