Category Archives: Cyber-Physical Systems

Cybersecurity and the Real Future of Fully-Autonomous Vehicles

– The evolution of driverless vehicles is, in my opinion, a transitory phase that is strongly encouraged by current automakers and software companies to preserve and grow their existing businesses and/or redefine themselves and their business initiatives. However, as with the transition from horses…

Where Auto-Auto Security and Safety Risks Lie

– In her front-page article “Your New Car’s Best Tech Feature May Be the ‘System Off’ Button” (Wall Street Journal, May 11, 2017), Christina Rogers raises several important points: one, that some of the safety features built into modern cars are so annoying to drivers that they turn them…

Security and Safety Co-Engineering Revisited

– There are those who denigrate such websites as ResearchGate and Academia.edu because they are for-profit, which is a discussion that I will not get into here. If this particular argument is of interest to you, you should read the Discover magazine piece “Who Isn’t Profiting Off the Backs of…

AI Systems’ Security and Safety … A No-Brainer?

– The June 2017 issue of IEEE Spectrum is devoted to comparing AI (artificial intelligence) systems to the human brain. It is a special report containing eight articles under the umbrella of “Can We Copy the Brain?” We must ask whether this a reasonable endeavor? Will it give us a better…