Smart Building Cybersecurity

More and more frequently Smart Buildings become the target of cyberattacks. The number of vendors and solutions, combined with the growing range of IoT (Internet of Things) devices added to the Smart Building systems and allowing those devices to access the Internet create an ever-growing threat to the security of all areas of business operations. Both for the owners and the tenants of the buildings. Nowadays we need to prioritize keeping the operations safe from sensitive data loss and interference to the functioning of the building.

84%

of building automation systems is connected to the Internet

70 billion

IoT devices will be connected to the Internet by 2025

35%

forecast annual growth of the Smart Building market in coming years

Two facts are obvious: software is eating the world and today every company is a software company. How this relates to the real-estate market? Who should care or maybe it’s everyone’s concern? About cybersecurity challenges in the real-estate market and threats and real-life attack cases Krzysztof Swaczyński – Founder and Board Member at SEQRED S.A. is speaking

How can we help you?

We will evaluate the architecture of the Smart Building’s systems and its components in the context of cybersecurity. We will conduct a controlled attack on the building, the scope of the attack will be arranged with you beforehand, so will be the scenario of the attack. This will allow us to assess the current level of security and to identify the areas which are under threat. The test will also show the potential consequences of a cyberattack. We will help you develop proper procedures and repair methods to implement in case of a security incident.

Cybersecurity audit: an evaluation of the security level of the IT solutions used to manage the building. The audit activities concentrate on devices, systems, protocols and solutions which are typical for building systems.

Penetration test: verifies the effectiveness of the security mechanism implemented in the Smart Building solutions. The test’s scope can cover such components as for example:
– Smart Building systems’ servers,
– mobile applications used to manage the system,
– sensors / devices equipped with network protocols.

Red Teaming: actions that allow to test the readiness of the teams, process and technologies which are meant to protect the critical systems managing the Smart Building. The actions simulate realistic attacks trying to breach the defenses.

Threat Intelligence: a proactive way to reduce cyberthreats facing the organization by providing an appropriate early warning in the form of information about an incoming attack.

Key advantages

Reducing the risk of a potential cyberattack by:

building and managing a database of knowledge on the subject of the components system used in the system of the Smart Building

conducting a basic analysis of the security architecture used by the Smart Building system

conducting a security analysis of the system’s key elements (e.g. controllers, controls devices)

conducting an evaluation of potential threats to the key elements of the system

creating an appropriate plan to deal with emergency situations, while taking in to consideration the type of services provided by the building owner or the parties renting the spaces within it

constantly monitoring certain elements of the system to detect new vulnerabilities that may appear at any time

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