Accession Number : AD1046639

Title :   Emerging Technology Domains Risk Survey

Descriptive Note : Technical Report


Personal Author(s) : King,Christopher ; Chu,Jonathan ; Mellinger,Andrew

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Report Date : 01 Apr 2015

Pagination or Media Count : 60

Abstract : In todays increasingly interconnected world, the information security community must be prepared to address emerging vulnerabilities that may arise from new technology domains. Understanding trends and emerging technologies can help information security professionals, leaders of organizations, and others interested in information security to anticipate and prepare for such vulnerabilities.This report, originally prepared in 2014 for the Department of Homeland Security United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), provides a snapshot in time ofthe current understanding of future technologies. Each year, this report will be updated to include new estimates of adoption timelines, new technologies, and adjustments to the potential security impact of each domain. This report will also help US-CERT to make an informed decision about the best areas to focus resources for identifying new vulnerabilities, promoting good security practices, and increasing understanding of systemic vulnerability risk.

Descriptors :   vulnerability , security , technology assessment , risk , additive manufacturing , networks , smart technology , detectors , wireless communications

Subject Categories : Information Science
      Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys
      Command, Control and Communications Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE