EMERGING TRENDS IN CYBERSECURITY FOR CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION: A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW

Authors

  • Sontan Adewale Daniel Independent Researcher, Newark, New Jersey, 07103, USA
  • Samuel Segun Victor Independent Researcher, Johannesburg, South Africa

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.51594/csitrj.v5i3.872

Abstract

As critical infrastructure becomes increasingly interconnected and digitized, the need for robust cybersecurity measures to safeguard essential systems is more pressing than ever. This review article explores the dynamic landscape of cybersecurity for critical infrastructure, focusing on emerging trends, current challenges, and future prospects. The historical overview delves into the evolution of cyber threats, emphasizing the need for adaptive security measures. Key components of critical infrastructure are examined, elucidating the specific challenges each sector faces. The current state of critical infrastructure cybersecurity is analyzed, with a spotlight on frameworks that guide organizations in bolstering their defenses. The heart of the review explores emerging trends in cybersecurity, covering artificial intelligence and machine learning for threat detection, IoT security, blockchain applications, and advancements in cloud computing security. Challenges and threats on the horizon, including advanced persistent threats and quantum computing implications, are scrutinized to provide insights into potential vulnerabilities.

Keywords: Cybersecurity; Critical Infrastructure; Artificial Intelligence; Internet-of-Things; Blockchain.

Published

2024-03-10

How to Cite

Sontan Adewale Daniel, & Samuel Segun Victor. (2024). EMERGING TRENDS IN CYBERSECURITY FOR CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION: A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW. Computer Science & IT Research Journal, 5(3), 576-593. https://doi.org/10.51594/csitrj.v5i3.872

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