Allen Bernard

Allen Bernard

Allen Bernard is a freelance technology journalist, editor and business writer with 18 years of experience covering cloud, IoT, cyber security, networking, and many other tech topics.

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The IIC tackles Industrial IoT security

As the manufacturing world gets more connected with internet of things technology, security is fast becoming a front-burner issue.

This is why the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), an open-membership organization formed to accelerate adoption of the industrial internet of things (IIoT), created the Industrial Internet Security Framework (IISF), which published Sept. 19. Like other such frameworks, the goal of IISF is to provide cybersecurity best practices guidance to a swath of industry verticals and IIoT vendors as they move deeper into the hyperconnected world the IIoT represents.