CAD and CAE tools often provide analysis of ESD and other effects. This is very much like security in software. Frankly, when design a program, at any level, the main concern is not security, or any number of other -ilities, but the funtionality of the program. Design tools have been used for a long time to ensure that the software meets these requirements. Hardware design has to take this into account as well.
Earlier this year paralyzed IndyCar drive Sam Schmidt did the seemingly impossible -- opening the qualifying rounds at Indy by driving a modified Corvette C7 Stingray around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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