Industrial control systems a growing target for cyber attack

January 29, 2016

Cyber attacks on critical infrastructure and manufacturing industries can no longer be considered to be fictional or hypothetical, according to Israeli cyber security firm SCADAfence.

The company specialises in cyber security for industrial control systems (ICS), including Scada process control software commonly used in the electrical power, oil, gas, water, transportation, chemical, pharmaceutical and manufacturing industries.

“These attacks are real. We are seeing more and more of them on a daily basis across a broad spectrum of companies and countries,” said Yoni Shohet, co-founder and chief executive of SCADAfence.

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