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Connected cars ‘smartphones on wheels,’ Senate committee hears

Media | 04/04/2017 7:57 pm EDT

OTTAWA — The development of connected and autonomous vehicles might be the thing that makes the issue of cyber security tangible, a Canadian intelligence official told senators Tuesday. “Unfortunately, our smartphones are just this thing in the ether. It doesn’t really touch us. If your identity is stolen right now and you have money taken from your bank account, the bank makes you whole,” Scott Jones, assistant deputy minister of information technology security at...