A total of 23 robot cybersecurity vulnerabilities were reported from May to June 2020 according to the Robot Vulnerability Database (RVD). Vulnerabilities reported affect different vendors however a special mention should be made for Mobile Industrial Robots.
The robotics air gap is a network security measure employed wherein the robot is assumed to be physically isolated from insecure networks. Robots however are networks of devices by definition. Networks of networks. The air gap is a dead myth in robotics.
Universal Robots delivers unprotected Intellectual Property through their insecure development platform, Universal Robots+. More than 600 partners affected have already submitted their Plug-and-Produce products to an insecure platform for robots.