Industry 4.0 pp 179-193 | Cite as

Securing the Industrial Internet

  • Alasdair Gilchrist


Security is one of the biggest inhibiters to adoption of the Industrial Internet, the deep-seated fear of opening up industrial processes to potential disruption or the loss of critical business secrets to the Internet strikes deep. Traditionally, industrial networks have managed to remain immune to most of the scourges of the Internet such as viruses, worms, Trojans and DDos attacks, simply because their architecture and protocols are so different from IT enterprises and consumer computer devices.


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© Alasdair Gilchrist 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alasdair Gilchrist
    • 1
  1. 1.BangkenThailand

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