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Cyber Security in Industry 4.0

Thursday 13 January 2022 11:30-12:00,

CIAM Lunch & Learn with Professor Sokratis Katsikas on evolution of Industry 4.0 and expectancy for tremendous benefits for the economy and industry and increased cyber security risks.

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A CIAM Lunch & Learn - event

Industry 4.0, commonly referred to as the 4th industrial revolution, pertains to the current trend of automation and data exchange in industry, through the development, use and integration of cyber-physical systems, the Internet of things, cloud computing, artificial intelligence and other enabling technologies. This evolution is expected to bring tremendous benefits in the economy, including improved productivity and efficiency, better flexibility and agility, and increased profitability.

Professor Sokratis Katsikas, NTNU

However, it also comes with increased cyber security risks, primarily deriving from the integration of information technology and operational technology. Thus, as in all cases of a major shift in computing paradigms, a number of cyber security challenges arise, that cannot be addressed by simply porting solutions from other domains. In this talk an overview of such challenges, current practices for addressing them, as well as areas open for research in the field will be provided. 

The seminar is digital and takes place on Thursday, January 13th, from 11:30 - 12:00.

There will be a short introduction and an opportunity to ask questions at the end of the presentation.

The webinar takes about half an hour, so participants may use i.e. their lunch break for professional replenishment.

  • To access the webinar, you must register in advance of the event by sending an e-mail to

About the presenter: Sokratis K. Katsikas is the Director of the Norwegian Center for Cybersecurity in Critical Sectors and Professor with the Dept. of Information Security and Communication Technology of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). His research activity has resulted in more than 300 published books; book chapters; journal papers; and papers in conference proceedings. He has led or participated in more than 60 funded national and international R&D projects.