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“When it comes to IIoT, security is just as important as interoperability” — Stephen Jamieson, Head of SAP Leonardo, SAP UK & Ireland

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which cybercriminals can strike. In Germany, for instance, the

What trends or opportunities are you seeing in the technology

government currently considers

market today?

attacks on online control or cloud

Getting business value from IIoT that

components to be one of the largest

goes beyond the initial connectivity

threats to industrial control systems.

and data insights is the next step, and it

But companies can help prevent attacks, for example by connecting

will require true integration between the IoT and the broader business.

machines only where necessary,

In most scenarios, those using IoT

and by making security a priority

data are specific departments within a

and a continuous process that covers

company. But in today’s networked

as much ground as possible in line

economy, those who might be able to

with the prevention, detection, and

innovate with IoT data no longer sit

reaction mantra.

within traditional corporate or industry

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