Robots have already flipped manufacturing industries on their heads in the last couple of decades. With the potential to revolutionize everything from the military and law enforcement to education, it’s vital to take stock of the security risks that come with increased automation.
Manufacturing companies are the second biggest target for ransomware gangs. If robots are vulnerable to attack, money-hungry criminals will find a way to disrupt factories and demand payment to restore systems.
Where exactly do the risks to robots and automation systems come from? We’re going to explore who is likely to exploit issues in system confidentiality, integrity, availability, and authentication. [Read more…] about Hacking Robots: The 5 Threats You Need to Know About