Tips to Prevent, Detect & Respond to Cyberattacks: How Safe is Your Firmware?
This article describes the various ways that industrial firmware can be compromised. The author recommends how companies can defend themselves against cyberattacks, based on the latest research conducted by the research institute Fraunhofer (FKIE). How aware is your organization of the issues at stake? What is your senior management team doing to address firmware security and prevent a devastating cyberattack? How prepared are you if -- and when -- an attack occurs? Executives enthusiastic about the possibilities of Industry 4.0 need to understand the threats posed by manipulated firmware and take steps to protect their companies against them.