Dealer Security Is Everyone's Problem

Posted by Motive Retail on Sep 15, 2015 8:59:00 AM


Large data breaches have become an almost daily occurrence. Health insurer Anthem revealed a breach in February that exposed an astonishing 80 million patient and employee records. This was followed by another health insurance company, Premera BlueCross-BlueShield announcing in March that it had discovered a breach in January that affected as many as 11.2 million subscribers.

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Topics: data security, dsp integration, 3rd party data security

Is Europe Taking The Lead In Talking Cars?

Posted by Motive Retail on Aug 6, 2015 2:32:00 PM


M2M (Machine to Machine) vehicle communication is moving ahead at a breakneck speed, especially in Europe, where the eCall system will become mandatory in 2018. Commonly known as the “internet of everything”, M2M is currently most visible in the automobile. Vehicles can now “talk” to each other as well as talk to other devices such as traffic systems. This is potentially one of the biggest technological leaps in the history of the automotive industry. The possible benefits are far reaching, even at this early stage of development.

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Topics: technology, data security

Technology Upgrades: Is it Time To Act?

Posted by Motive Retail on May 20, 2015 5:54:31 AM

"I Never Worry About Action, Only Inaction" Winston Churchill Humans are pre-programmed to avoid risk and seek safety. We only overcome the need for safety when we believe that the reward will be bigger than the risk. The limitation of that thinking is that risk/reward is a matter of perception (influenced by many factors) and thus not always based on fact. If our perception is that the risk is greater than the reward, we often choose inaction. We may falsely believe that the best choice is no choice; to maintain the status quo. This can be especially true with technology. Some OEMs have a measure of fear, uncertainty and doubt that causes delays in upgrading their technology infrastructure.

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Topics: technology, data security, STAR Standards Compliance, Motive News

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