Originally posted October 23, 2023 | By: Hebberly Ahatlan

Dive into connected vehicles with Hebberly Ahatlan, product marketing director at Intertrust Technologies. Uncover the data privacy nightmares surrounding smart cars and stay informed about safeguarding your privacy.

Modern vehicles are no longer mere modes of transportation but highly sophisticated data centers equipped with sensors, cameras, IoT devices, and connectivity features. They can capture various data, including driver behavior and habits, locations, preferences, conversations, and personal information such as contacts and financial data.

The sheer volume of data that cars collect is staggering. As far back as 2014, McKinsey estimated a connected car generated around 25 GB of data every hour. Fast forward to 2023, and Visual Capitalist wrote that, according to figures from the Automotive Edge Computing Consortium (AECC), by 2025, globally, “connected cars could be producing up to 10 exabytes (one billion gigabytes) of data per month, a thousand-fold increase over current data volumes.”

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