Automotive Dealership Safeguard

Cybersecurity & Financial Compliance Guide

by Brian Ramphal



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 1/9/2024

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 246
ISBN : 9798823019804
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 246
ISBN : 9798823019811
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 246
ISBN : 9798823019828

About the Book

In an age where technology drives the automotive industry into new horizons, the need for robust cybersecurity measures has never been more pressing. As the automotive landscape evolves, so do the threats that loom over it. "Securing Success - A Comprehensive Guide to Cybersecurity and Financial Compliance for Automotive Dealerships" is a beacon of knowledge, guiding us through the intricate maze of challenges that dealerships face in safeguarding their operations and financial integrity. This book, authored by Brian Ramphal, explores the unique challenges automotive dealerships confront daily. It is a testament to their dedication and passion for understanding the industry's complexities and providing practical solutions to the challenges it presents. The journey through this book is enlightening. It delves deep into the financial regulations that govern the automotive industry, uncovering vulnerabilities that might otherwise remain hidden. It provides a diagnosis and a prescription, offering strategies to fortify data protection and ensure compliance with industry standards.

About the Author

Born in Georgetown, Guyana, and educated across three countries — Guyana, Canada, and the USA — Brian Ramphal has risen as a pivotal tech entrepreneur and angel investor specializing in the automotive vertical. With a rich experience spanning 25 years, he has been vital in creating bespoke technology products and services for automotive OEMs, Dealer Groups, and Franchise Dealerships. His unparalleled understanding of the automotive vertical's intricacies is backed by a solid academic foundation in computer science and an MBA, further enriched by executive management cybersecurity training from MIT. Brian's debut book, "Automotive Dealership Safeguard: Cybersecurity & Financial Compliance Guide," is a meticulously crafted guide for franchise automotive dealerships across the US. With cybersecurity becoming an acute concern for dealerships — as evidenced by CDK Global's report highlighting 85% of dealerships ranking cybersecurity as a paramount operational area — the book aims to empower stakeholders with actionable strategies to mitigate risks. Brian showcases real-world vulnerabilities by dissecting automotive cybersecurity cases like the potential data exposure at Toyota between 2016 and 2023. Yet, beyond just highlighting challenges, he offers practical solutions rooted in standards like ISO 21434 and NIST frameworks. The guide underscores the significance of continuous employee training in cybersecurity at