Cybersecurity and privacy risks of Industry 4.0 (infographic)

March 19, 2017



From smart factories to connected homes, see how new security and privacy risks affect businesses and consumers.

The smart factory is at the heart of Industry 4.0. Here, advanced software enables machines to communicate and make decisions, while artificial intelligence, robotics, and 3-D printing transform the way products are made and people perform work. But Industry 4.0 also creates new risks and requires companies to integrate security and privacy safeguards into their businesses—and throughout their ecosystem, extending to the companies and consumers who buy their products.




Chris Curran

Principal and Chief Technologist, PwC US Tel: +1 (214) 754 5055 Email

Vicki Huff Eckert

Global New Business & Innovation Leader Tel: +1 (650) 387 4956 Email

Mark McCaffery

US Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) Leader Tel: +1 (408) 817 4199 Email