Information security risk analysis and mitigation methods for industrial internet in industrial vendor segment
Heikkilä, Juha Markus
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This research was done to understand what does Finnish industrial vendor companies think about cyber security threats and mitigation methods in industrial internet. The research was conducted by using existing literature as a theoretical framework about industrial internet and industrial internet information security. In empirical part six unstructured interviews were conducted for big Finnish industrial vendor companies. Interview included questions about company’s industrial internet development, information security risks and mitigation methods. According the interviews there are not so big information security risks that the industrial internet can be implemented as its fullest. Companies pointed that top business risks from cyber security attacks are related that their products could cause interruption for production or customer information could be leaked out. When companies are doing security work for industrial internet system digital identity, embedded security and physical threat are the top 3 information security risks.