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TÜV Rheinland hosts the first-ever ICSS Cybersecurity Summit in Asia Pacific, takes a critical look at today's industrial cyber threats

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Apr 16, 2016 1:06:29 AM

Rising cybersecurity concerns relating to industrial control systems today

Until recent years, cybersecurity related to Integrated Control and Safety Systems (ICSS) has never been so prevalent, as its complexity and the distinctiveness in critical infrastructure become increasingly known through incidents.

There have been 700 documented cases on Industrial Control Systems cybersecurity of unintended and malicious attacks on power stations, utilities, refineries, oil rigs, factories and building control systems which have caused 30 billion USD of financial impact  and caused 1000 deaths and injuries globally. This number is set to grow as the number of ICS devices are increasing being connected to the networks.

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Topics: Industrial, ICS, SCADA, ICSS, cybersecurity