ICS Needs Protection Inside and Out

June 24, 2014

With Industrial Control Systems (ICS), machine-level, embedded controllers, such as PLCs, PACs and DCS controllers, are vulnerable from both inside and outside the plant, concludes Walt Boyes, Editor in Chief of ControlGlobal.com. In an editorial, Boyes cites the successes of Siemens and Honeywell in at least understanding the scope of the problem, and the folly of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) by declaring that its plants just didn't have any critical cyber assets.

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