Mitsubishi to setup security team to fight cyber-attacks on IoT products

Must Read

How to choose an effective DDoS mitigation plan

There are several flavours from which to choose when selecting an effective DDoS mitigation strategy. Most enterprises opt for one of the cloud protection flavours (always-on or on-demand)

How tech bolster security of online gaming platforms

The rise of online and is evident throughout the world’s financial capitals with the UK, US, and a few other European nations at the forefront

Explained: The evolving nature of cybersecurity threats

Concerns such as hacking and the presence of computer viruses have existed for decades in one form or another. As technology evolved over the years, so did the cybersecurity  threats themselves.

Corporation said that it will establish the (PSIRT) as a new company-wide framework dedicated to promptly and reliably responding to and reducing cybersecurity risks in products and related services in all divisions and branches. The team will begin working from April 1, 2019.

As the adoption of IoT continues to spread, the risk of products being exposed to cyber-attacks is rising. Companies that sell networked products are obliged to counter such vulnerabilities and responsibly disclose information if customers are ever impacted by such threats. ’s new PSIRT unit will create a company-wide framework for controlling and managing product security activities to help customers avoid serious damage or impact from cybersecurity risks.

PSIRT managers will be appointed in every business group headquarter and factory to oversee risk reduction and product security, with the PSIRT providing supervision from company headquarters. In addition to responding to product security vulnerability, the team will strengthen security-related technical efforts from the product development stage.

In June 2019, Mitsubishi Electric will launch a customer website dedicated to product security and aggregate vulnerability information. Also, a new inquiry desk will handle customer reports regarding security issues, separate from existing customer-support desks for individual products. By communicating promptly and appropriately with customers regarding product security matters, Japanese firm expects to strengthen customer confidence in the security of Mitsubishi Electric products and services.

Subscribe to receive the day's headlines from Tech Observer straight in your inbox

Leave a Reply

*The moderation of comments is automated and not cleared manually by techobserver.in. Embedding of any link and use of abusive or unparliamentary language are prohibited.
- Advertisement -

Latest in TECH

Sapience Analytics signs distribution agreement with Redington

Sapience Analytics and Redington said that they have entered into a distribution agreement where latter will resell the Sapience Vue solution through its network of over 30,000 channel partners, system integrators, and value-added resellers countrywide.
- Advertisement -SAP Hana

Related Articles