GM to Use External Reports to Strengthen Cybersecurity

General Motors Co. has received “three dozen or so” reports of potential information-security vulnerabilities in its vehicles as part of a public disclosure program the auto maker instituted to solicit help in recent months.

Kevin Baltes, a cybersecurity director at the nation’s largest auto maker, said the reports are part of feedback received from the public on potential security risks. Mr. Baltes, speaking at an automotive security summit outside Detroit on Tuesday, said the company uses those reports to begin a…

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