Cybersecurity is often cited as a major issue when discussing driverless technology. How can vehicles be protected from hacking? How can we ensure that the vehicle will not become the weapon used by terrorists? The laws are currently not in place.
“The Hewlett Foundation, the billion-dollar philanthropic organization set up by one of HP’s founders, is pledging $15 million towards a cybersecurity initiative at MIT that will bridge the worlds of policy and future technology” by shaping cybersecurity laws for self-driving cars and delivery drones.