Trustworthiness via Security Certification

The last two weeks in Amsterdam were full of security assurance related events. Despite the rainy fall weather, I feel energised and looking optimistically into future of security certification. ­čÖé   CCUF stands for Common Criteria User Forum. This forum is an open community of security experts, security evaluators, vendors of SW and HW products,…

Hacking the Paper Tiger

Authors: Holger Blasum Dr. Sergey Tverdyshev Certification. Certification is one word that puts a lot of people into a boredom and mental state of being in a swamp. This is definitely partly true. On the other hand a certification process is an analysis of a product from specific view angles. Sometimes these angles are fixed…

Will we have security in Industry 4.0 applications?

Industry 4.0 is an extremely interesting topic that once achieved will enable flexible production and re-configurable plants. During the Security Symposium 2016 all keynotes and presentations have an agreement that the current industrial automation pyramid will transform into mesh-network (see Figure 1). This network will enable to reconfigure the installed plant services into new and…