The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a draft framework that addresses security threats to cyber physical systems, including connected vehicles, wearable technology and “intelligent” buildings. The document is intended to help manufacturers create cyber physical systems that can interact with other applications and systems securely.
The Draft Framework for Cyber-Physical Systems (PDF here) was created by NIST’s cyber physical working group and published on September 18.
It is designed to be a common reference for engineers, product designers and testers, according to David Wollman, NIST’s Deputy Director of the Smart Grid and Cyber-Physical Systems Program Office. It is open for public comment for 45 days, according to a statement on the NIST website.
As Chief Marketing Officer at Bayshore Networks, Kirby is on a mission to educate and inspire leaders to act now to protect our industrial infrastructure - and our way of life - from cyber threats. Bringing more than two decades of executive leadership in both public enterprises and emerging startups, Kirby is a published author, keynote speaker, teacher, and frequent contributor to over 20,000 online followers.
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