IoT is transforming every aspect of society. The increase of sensor data gives the opportunity to improve the way we are living. Data of traffic situations for example is used to help everyone to navigate their car more efficiently by finding the best route. IoT is not only integrated in the private sector it is also integrated in the public sector. Infrastructure is a good example for the increased use of IoT.
Critical Infrastructure & IoT
Public infrastructure is considered as roadways, bridges, airports and airway facilities, mass transportation systems, water supply, waste treatment plants, energy facilities, hospitals, public buildings and communication facilities (Moteff and Parfomak 2004). In water supply systems valves, the water treatment system and further elements are controlled and operated by a number of devices which collect data and adjust processes. Important bridges are monitored with innovative fiber optical systems to assess the condition of the structure in order to enhance the durability and to identify…