The future of vehicle technology looks very different from that of only ten years ago, thanks in part to the Internet. Equipment and software that know where vehicles are, what they are doing, and how fast they are going is revolutionizing the automotive industry, but the Internet-Of-Things is equally a playground for actors of bad intent.
In the September/October issue of
The article, part of an ongoing series for the magazine dealing with recognizing and averting crises in fleet, brings insight to the topic, thanks to perspectives from
"We're facing a future that is arriving very fast, and the thing that will separate those who do well from those who won't is knowledge," said NAFA Chief Executive Officer
Car Hacking Preparing For The Future Now"What really caught me was that, when going into the article as I imagined so many would, I thought the big fear would be terrorism," Dunphy said. "The truth is far more mundane but nonetheless insidious. Vehicle theft, unfair competitive tactics, and plain vandalism are all more likely, and considering that these occur on a daily basis even without the 'genie-in-the-bottle' of car computer hacking, the concern should be real for everyone who has dealings with motor vehicles."
FLEETSolutions, NAFA's official magazine, published bi-monthly, contains in-depth stories designed to educate, inform, and facilitate fleet managers to excel in their jobs. The magazine is developed to engage readership in the eight primary disciplines of fleet: Asset Management, Business Management, Financial Management, Fleet Information Management, Maintenance Management, Risk Management, Vehicle Fuel Management, and
"NAFA's FLEETSolutions is committed to bringing those subjects to light for fleet professionals," Russo said. "NAFA believes it is our responsibility to dig and learn, no matter what, and we do that with every issue."
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