Tesla intends to open the source code of the security system of its cars for third-party manufacturers. This was announced by Elon Musk after the DEF CON conference in Las Vegas. He also thanked the participants for improving the protection of the Tesla and SpaceX software.
With the opening of the source code, the technology of protection of electric cars Tesla will be free to use any auto concern. Security software should protect cars from intruders who are able to hack electric cars and gain access to remote control.
Great Q & A at defcon last night. Thanks for helping make Tesla & SpaceX more secure! Planning to open-source Tesla vehicle security software for free use by other car makers. Extremely important to a safe self-driving future for all.
Founder, Tesla, SpaceX, Hyperloop, Boring Company
With the use of technology by competing companies, Tesla development companies can become a standard for car safety. Assistance to third-party firms in strengthening the protection of electric cars from burglary can positively affect the reputation of the company.
In May 2017, Ilon Mask announced the lack of reliability of automatic driving systems. However, according to his forecasts, in 2019 cars can already ride without the help of the driver.