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Securing the Internet of Things for industrial and utility companies

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Become unassailable The Internet of Things (IoT) has become ubiquitous. Insights derived from data collected from connected devices are being used across industries to enhance productivity, solve problems and create new business opportunities and operational efficiencies. But there are also risks. Security was an afterthought for many early generation IoT applications, creating vulnerabilities in the network and the potential for industrial process interruption, manipulation or espionage. But the Internet of Things cannot become simply the internet of threats. Industry and utilities companies, in particular, need to develop new strategies to mitigate and manage cyber-risks.


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Fighting new threats with more tools just adds complexity. It’s time to rethink your approach to cybersecurity.

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If you can understand what your assets are saying, you can operate at peak performance while reducing downtime, increasing efficiency and improving profitability

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How does your IIoT cybersecurity capability maturity compare with the averages for your industry? Find out here.


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Meet the Authors:

Tim Hahn

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, Chief Architect, Internet of Things Security at IBM,
Marcel Kisch

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, WW Security Lead E&U and Manufacturing IBM Security,
James Murphy

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, Global Leader IoT, Security & Blockchain IBM Watson and Cloud Platform

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