At the Detroit auto show, Canadian tech company BlackBerry Ltd. introduced a new cybersecurity software product called BlackBerry Jarvis, designed to help automakers protect their cars from computer hackers.
A modern car has more than 100 million lines of computer code and as more is added to improve cars and make them autonomous, they will be more vulnerable to cyberattack, said John Chen, the company’s executive chairman and CEO.
“In our independent study, Jarvis delivered excellent efficiencies in time-to-market, significantly reducing the time to security assess code from thirty days to seven minutes,” Ralf Speth, CEO of Jaguar Land Rover, said in a statement. “The productivity delivered by Jarvis combined with BlackBerry’s trusted security heritage can transform vehicle safety.
Read the article at The Detroit News.