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Understanding the Cyber Threat to Connected & Autonomous Vehicles

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The Department for Transport invites bids to provide a comprehensive review of open source and other literature on the vulnerabilities and mitigations of connected and autonomous vehicles to cyber-attacks and what conclusions can be drawn from the literature. The aims and objectives of the work are to: Inform DfT and CCAV of the state of evidence in this area, highlighting any particular weaknesses or gaps in the literature; Provide knowledge of recent and ongoing research and mitigation efforts in this area, including international activities; and Inform the scope of subsequent research projects by the Authority in this area and ensure that they are non-duplicative and optimally targeted.

Deadline for proposals: 3 June

Funding available: £40,000

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