The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s updated guidance encourages auto industry suppliers and manufacturers to consider cybersecurity a top organizational priority.

By Arthur Foerster, Serrin Turner, Hadrian Luo, and De Vann Sago

On September 9, 2022, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a notice of federal guidelines effective upon publication that announced the availability of the final version of its 2022 Cybersecurity Best Practices for the Safety of Modern Vehicles.[1] The notice summarized comments received in response to the draft guidance, laid out NHTSA’s response to those comments, and highlighted the changes made to the draft guidance in response to those comments.[2]