Security framework released for industrial Internet of Things | IT World Canada News

Security experts have warned for some time that the so-called Internet of Things opens many vulnerabilities when interconnecting industrial devices across a public distributed network.

Now C-level executives who aren’t sure what to do about it can consult a security framework published by the Industrial Internet Consortium, a group of over 240 vendors and associations including Schneider Electric, General Electric, Fujitsu, Intel, Kaspersky, Cisco Systems, Symantec, Microsoft and SAP. The framework emphasizes the importance of five industrial IoT characteristics – safety, reliability, resilience, security and privacy, as well as defines risk, assessments, threats, metrics and performance indicators to help business managers protect their organizations.

Source: Security framework released for industrial Internet of Things | IT World Canada News

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