The Commission, the Council and the European Parliament reached an agreement to develop a standard that affects all member states in order to enhance network security and cooperation among countries.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV's U.S. arm said it would recall 7,810 sport utility vehicles in the United States to update software for radios to prevent hacking.
According to the consulting firm Gartner, preventive security will also continue to show strong growth.
Security enhancements include the flexibility to secure devices with a PIN, password, pattern, or by pairing a smartphone with another trusted device like a watch.
Google's Project Zero team, formed by hackers working to improve Internet security, has found 11 safety problems in the Edge Galaxy S6, the latest and most popular smartphone of Samsung.