Hackers and other actors from organisations and nation states have watched the adoption of IoT devices with interest. In the rush to enable IoT devices cybersecurity is often poorly implemented.
The world of functional safety has enjoyed a well-defined, deterministic way of measuring and dealing with risk. Cybersecurity risk on the other hand is anarchic, volatile and constantly changing to present new threats on a second by second basis.
As hackers look for ever more esoteric and challenging targets it was inevitable that medical devices would start to become an attractive area for research and potentially criminal activity.
Industrial robots are improving in terms of capability and performance, and their use across manufacturing and associated industries where fast, accurate and repetitive work is required is growing fast.
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