Many actual control system cyber incidents that caused either business disruption, major environmental spills, major electric blackout, and catastrophic failures would NOT have been detected from OT network monitoring as these were control system cyber incidents.
There continues to be a significant gap in understanding of the Aurora vulnerability and other physics-related issues. The technology identified in the patent can help secure the grid from physics issues by preventing unauthorized changes to IEDs.
It is 2020 yet there has been little movement/understanding on engineering issues and field devices. The irony is that cyber security exists at the network layer where you have short-term glitches, but there is no cyber security where you go “boom in the night” and can have months to years...
New tech offers several advantages over the last generation of plant management systems and can significantly improve many aspects of wastewater treatment. Here are five benefits of automated wastewater treatment that every plant manager should know about.