The industrial internet of things is still a big mess when it comes to security


Critical infrastructure is increasingly targeted by cyber criminals – and while those responsible for running industrial networks know that securing operational technology (OT) and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is vital, they’re struggling, resulting in networks being left vulnerable to attacks.

According to analysis by cybersecurity company Barracuda, 94% of industrial organisations have experienced a “security incident” during the past 12 months.

These include Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, unauthorised remote access to networks, compromised supply chains, data theft, ransomware, and more.

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Source: ZDNet