According to the Bitsight report, security ratings allow the electric utilities industry to accurately assess risk across their business ecosystem. However, cyber security ratings currently can’t address control system cyber security yet control systems are existential for any industrial organization.
Here is the Fifth part of a point blank decisive comprehensive list of what we really need to know in a detailed attempt to reduce the disparity between theory and practice. Please read, think and take to heart the opportunities to increase the performance and recognized value of our profession.
The sensor ecosystem consists of sensors, sensor networks, alarm management, device management, etc. Sensors are the input to every process and the raw sensor data is instinctively trusted. IOT, Industry4.0, and digital transformation all assume the sensor ecosystem is uncompromised, authenticated, and correct which generally is not true.
With tax revenues and budgets a consistent political football, it makes sense for local governments and utilities to look for technologies which can reduce the expense and labor involved in operating water treatment plants. Automation is an ally here, with more than a few technology companies offering digital and...