Industrial IoT Group Releases Security Framework

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The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) , which was founded by AT&TCiscoGEIBM, and Intel, released a common framework for security that it hopes will help industrial Internet of Things (IoT) deployments better address securityproblems. Security is critical to industrial IoT because attacks could have dire consequences, such as impacting human lives or the environment, said Hamed Soroush, senior research security engineer with Real-Time Innovations and the co-chair of the IIC security working group.

The IIC doesn’t create standards but instead is a consensus-building group that will provide recommendations for organizations building industrial IoT systems. The group’s security framework assesses various types of threats and helps companies protect themselves by providing best practices and strategies to thwart these attacks…

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