The Difference Between ICS/DCS and SCADA Security

Monday, August 20, 2012

Article by Cindy Valladares

“There is very little in common between the two, other than the fact that they both have an element of control,” stated James Arlen, the Senior Consultant for Taos.

In today’s Information Technology space these two systems are often lumped together in the same category. Arlen assures users that they are very different and have different uses and purposes.

Anthony M. Freed, from Infosec Island met up with Arlen at the 2012 BlackHat Conference in Las Vegas to learn more about the differences between the two systems, how people view them, how to differentiate between the two, and what needs to happen in order for people and businesses to stay safe.

Check out this video to find out the ins and outs of these two systems and recommendations from James Arlen!


Cross-posted from Tripwire's State of Security

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