In a recent interview for Food Engineering Magazine, Process and Data’s Director of Data Services, Scott McCausland, shared his cybersecurity expertise.
“Industrial control systems should be isolated on their own networks—independent of any extraneous business network,” says Scott McCausland, director of data services at Process and Data Automation – Data Services Group, a CSIA Certified Member. There should be strict firewall rules allowing specific traffic to and from each network. This forces only the appropriate applications to have access via very specific means to data that could flow between them. It is imperative that each zone has specific conduits for data flow. This is one level of security that can
For more information on how a cybersecurity attack at a processing plant can lead to production disruptions, theft of intellectual property or even a safety failure, click to read the full article HERE.
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