To paraphrase a famous ad, “this is not your father’s car security”…As the automotive industry continues to digitize, the growing threat of ransomware infections as well as personal data breaches is also accelerating. In what’s becoming an increasingly complex cybersecurity arms race, California’s Consumer Privacy Protection Act (CCPA) is today more far-reaching than any other state’s data protection laws and has even been compared to Europe’s stringent General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in its breadth and scope.
With the potential for significant fines ahead, RGP’s VP of Data Privacy & Information Security, Lynn Rohland, writes in an Automotive News Op-Ed about several steps manufacturers, dealerships and business partners can take to stay a step ahead:
- Privacy-compliance readiness checks
- Reviewing privacy procedures
- Reviewing third-party vendors and contracts