Critical infrastructure data that impacts the productivity of the business service and product value chain is collected in locations such as Data Centers, Smart Facilities, regionally distributed edge IT centers providing turnover flow or branch offices, and transformed into information through a network. Full isolation of the Smart Infrastructure network independent from the organization’s IT network is impossible for business enterprises due to both cost and management.
Enterprise Cybersecurity measures focus on access to LAN, WAN and the Internet from the IT devices used by employees of the organization. Critical infrastructure systems and devices that carry data and information to this main network pose the risk of considering the network as a back door. Besides, the access points to the terminals on this network are less controlled unless the required strict measures are taken
Sabotage scrambling against the systems in the critical infrastructure and the devices that constitute them, unauthorized physical access through intervention to safety and security systems, information theft, putting malware and attempts to access the main network from the back door to block the enterprise network are considered as the main risks.
Furthermore, critical infrastructure systems and devices also have various software and their developments usually lack cybersecurity measures. Focus is essentially put on functional performance. This software needs to be reliable and protected in terms of cybersecurity as well. They will be required to pass the cybersecurity tests for enterprise software and be configured according to the existing system.
Otomatica designs and implements all the new management systems to be installed in accordance with corporate policies and measures by working with the network and cyber-attack prevention teams of its corporate customers for the Smart-IoT and middleware on which they will run. Each organization has its own policies, test procedures, configurations and specific requests regarding cyber protection. Otomatica has regional references proving its competence in this regard.