Wednesday, July 30, 2008

SCADA Watch: SCADA Security Incidents Will Become More Prevalent

Via Help Net Security.

Lumeta today warned that, as industries connect their previously isolated Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems to their larger TCP/IP networks to gain better accessibility and to lower costs, they will also potentially subject these critical industrial controls to higher security risks.

As connectivity becomes ever more ubiquitous throughout organizations, it is certain that more SCADA security incidents will occur and, given how much of the world's infrastructure they control, they could potentially have serious repercussions.

More here.

Note: Hmmm. Where have I heard this before? Hint: here. -ferg


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