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Volume - 12 Issue - 1
Year of Publication : 2022
Authors : Neha Priya
DOI : 10.14445/22492593/IJCOT-V12I1P306


MLA Style: Neha Priya. "Cybersecurity Considerations for Industrial IoT in Critical Infrastructure Sector" International Journal of Computer and Organization Trends, vol. 12, no. 1, Jan-Apr. 2022, pp. 27-36.  Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/22492593/IJCOT-V12I1P306

APA Style: Neha Priya. (2022). Cybersecurity Considerations for Industrial IoT in Critical Infrastructure Sector International Journal of Computer and Organization Trends, 12(1), 27-36. https://doi.org/10.14445/22492593/IJCOT-V12I1P306


There is an increasing demand for Internet of Things (IoT) technology in industries, especially in nations with large populations but limited resources. Critical infrastructure is one such industrial sector on which the population depends for sustainable development. Industrial IoT or IIoT has the potential to drive growth in critical infrastructures. However, technology transformation is time-consuming before large-scale investment and deployment can occur. Besides research and standardization, adequate business assessment, planning, and decision-making are required to leverage IoT technology's advantages. IIoT environment consists of cyber-physical systems in Industry 4.0 applications. Therefore, cybersecurity is a major challenge that critical infrastructures have to deal with while implementing IIoT solutions; this paper discusses cybersecurity considerations for Industrial Automation and Control systems that can be adopted in the critical infrastructure sector to implement IIoT security. To ensure safeguard from threats and adversaries and reliable operation of critical infrastructures, there are three focus areas of the proposed framework: security objectives, security standards, and enabling technologies in the IIoT environment.


Critical infrastructure, Cybersecurity, Cyber-physical system, Industrial Automation, Control System, Industrial IoT.


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