Industry 4.0

ISA 62443 Standards

The 62443 series of standards developed by ISA (International Society of Automation) and adopted by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) provides a framework for mitigating vulnerabilities in Industrial Automation and Control Systems (IACS) associated with Industry 4.0 and Critical Infrastructure.

To access and perform actions on industrial systems, privileged or administrative credentials are usually required, which allow you to modify many settings in the environment. Thus, if a malicious agent improperly obtains access to such credentials, it is possible to steal critical data or even cause irreversible damage to industrial systems.

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