The dangers and threats associated with data hacking are very real as more companies rely on advanced technologies. In fact, it seems to have even become a more common place occurrence. However, companies such as Ford are doing everything they can to avoid it.
As more and more car companies look to autonomous driving and other advanced technologies, questions surrounding data security become extremely important for the privacy and safety of the customer and car companies. Because of this, Mark Fields, Ford CEO, explains that Ford not only has their systems undergo rigorous testing in-house, but they also hire other companies to try to hack their system in order to see how secure it is. Fields explains that the customers security and Ford’s reputation as a reliable source is exceptionally important and as a company, Ford is striving to maintain safety and security.