The IIoT Threat Landscape: Securing Connected Industries


The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) provides bridges of connectedness that enable seamless IT and OT convergence. However, threat actors can cross these bridges to compromise systems. As the use of IoT extends beyond the home and goes into the vast industrial landscape, the scale of threats likewise grows.

With that being said, some components of the industrial system may not be totally prepared for the shift. Industrial devices meant to thrive in isolated environments are being exposed and pushed outside the limits of what they were originally designed for, and they may not have enough security to safeguard against these new threats.

 

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Source: Trend Micro