The automotive industry is rapidly evolving and the car is being transformed from a simple mode of transport to a personalized mobile information hub. All these new electronic functions bring great benefits to the driver, increasing comfort, convenience, safety and efficiency. But these features come with new risks, too. Modern vehicles feature wireless interfaces connect the in-vehicle systems of these ‘Connected Cars’ to external networks, which form entry points for hackers. This session will describe how a defense-in-depth security model can be supported through the full vehicle life cycle of design, build, use and scrap. Required elements include risk assessment, security by design, threat detection, incident response, and establishing a security culture.