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At CISO Platform Annual Summit 2017, we had a panel discussion on the topic of Top Threats & Controls for IIoT Security, including industry stalwart like Bithal Bhardwaj (CISO, GE), Jayant Gupta (DGM IS, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited), Durga Prasad Dube (Senior Vice President, Reliance Industries Ltd), Santhosh Srinivasan(Director - IT Services, Flextronics), and Arnab Chattopadhayay (Senior Director, Capgemini).
Key Learning - Top Threats & Controls for IIoT Security
Difference between Industrial IoT (IIoT) vs. (IoT) Internet of Things
One perspective is to think of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) as connecting machines and devices in industries such as oil and gas, power generation, and healthcare, where there is more at stake or where system failures and unplanned downtime can result in life-threatening or high-risk situations.
On the other hand, the Internet of Things (IoT) tend to include consumer-level devices such as heart monitoring fitness bands or smart home appliances. They are functional and can provide conveniences but do not typically create emergency situations if downtime were to occur.
From the discussion, panel has concluded some of the Top Threats & Controls for IIoT Security as following:
Risks and security imperatives in Industrial IoT