Security Tools Podcast

If You Can’t Build In Security, Build In Accountability

Episode Summary

Vulnerability after vulnerability, we’ve seen that there’s no perfect model for security. Hence, the catchphrase, “If you can’t build in security, then build in accountability.” But history has also shown that even if there was enough political will and funding, consumers aren’t interested in paying a huge premium for security when a comparable product with the features they want is available much more cheaply. Will that theory hold when it comes to self-driving cars? At the very least, safety should be a foundational tenet. What’s the likelihood that anyone would enter a self-driving car knowing that a number of things could go wrong?

Episode Notes

Vulnerability after vulnerability, we’ve seen that there’s no perfect model for security. Hence, the catchphrase, “If you can’t build in security, then build in accountability.”

But history has also shown that even if there was enough political will and funding, consumers aren’t interested in paying a huge premium for security when a comparable product with the features they want is available much more cheaply.

Will that theory hold when it comes to self-driving cars? At the very least, safety should be a foundational tenet. What’s the likelihood that anyone would enter a self-driving car knowing that a number of things could go wrong?

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Panelists: Cindy Ng, Kris Keyser, Kilian Englert