Mark Richardson [LDRA]

Secure IIoT applications need secure application code

11:45 – 12:25 and 16:00 – 16:40 (subject to change)

The ability to securely separate domains is a well-publicized factor in adhering to the principles of either the Industrial Internet Reference Architecture (IIRA) or the Reference Architectural Model for Industrie 4.0 (RAMI 4.0). This talk argues that such separation technologies make a welcome contribution, but that the application code must also be secure if adequate protection is to be achieved. It will go on to discuss why the adherence to process standards such as IEC 61508 can provide a path to the fulfilment of security and safety requirements, and how an integrated tool suite eases the adoption of such standards.

Mark Richardson has over thirty years of experience in the development of real-time embedded software in C, C++ and Java. He is currently working for LDRA, where he is the lead field application engineer working in close collaboration with LDRA’s numerous distributors. Prior to joining LDRA, Mark was the lead application engineer for IBM Rational Rhapsody. He has over twelve years of experience using UML on embedded projects.