Challenges of Cybersecurity Management in Industry 4.0

Posted July 31, 2019 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies, Data Analytics & Digital Technologies Cutter Business Technology Journal

Feng Xu and Xin (Robert) Luo argue that because Industry 4.0 leads to potential new cybersecurity risks to manufacturing and supply networks, cybersecurity management must protect industry assets. The authors examine the issues specific to Industry 4.0, the three conventional essential security requirements, present and discuss the challenges of the security management cycle in Industry 4.0, and offer recommendations for cybersecurity management in Industry 4.0.

About The Author
Feng Xu
Feng Xu is a PhD student at Mississippi State University and has been a visiting PhD student at the University of New Mexico. Mr. Xu has published articles in Information Systems Frontiers, Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, and Journal of Database Management. He can be reached at
Xin Luo
Xin (Robert) Luo is the Endowed Regent’s Professor and Full Professor of MIS and Information Assurance at the University of New Mexico. He has published research papers in various leading journals, including Communications of the ACM, Decision Sciences, Decision Support Systems, European Journal of Information Systems, Information & Management, Journal of the AIS, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, and Computers & Security. He can… Read More
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