• Industrial control system (ICS) is a collective term used to describe different types of control systems and associated instrumentation, which include the devices, systems, networks, and controls used to operate and/or automate industrial processes.
  • The industrial internet of things (IIoT) refers to the extension and use of the internet of things (IoT) in industrial sectors and applications. The IIoT has a strong focus on machine-to-machine (M2M) communication, big data, and machine learning.
  • This is the measure that is based on how a threat steals data and what it does to the data stolen. Information theft is associated with this field. Most, if not all, malware have information theft routines that steal specific data.
  • The IoT can be described as an extension of the internet and other network connections to different sensors and devices affording even simple objects a higher degree of computing and analytical capabilities.
  • Every computer that communicates over the Internet is assigned an IP address that uniquely identifies the device and distinguishes it from other computers on the Internet.
  • Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is a network of Internet servers that use a specific protocol through which individuals can hold real-time online conversations via PCs and other devices.
  • In-the-wild threats are threats spreading among real world computers - as opposed to test systems. The infection channel is the avenue of distribution for a particular malware and includes email, IRC, bluetooth and peer-to-peer networks