What Is Cybersecurity and Why Is It Important?

This video examines the current state of cybersecurity in SCADA and industrial control networks, talks about how we got to this point and lays the foundation for discussing how to improve the security of these systems.

Our modern lifestyle relies on critical infrastructure and industrial plants that use complex networks of computers, PLC controllers, remote terminal units and other specialized equipment. However as these industrial networks have become more complex and interconnected, cybersecurity becomes more and more important to ensure their continued safe and reliable operation.