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Member News18th Nov 2020

DEKRA helps identify ICS cyber security risks

Industrial control systems (ICS) are prone to cyber-attacks, DEKRA experts have warned. Cyber defense measures usually focus on computers, IT networks and data highway, but process control and ICS is often a little-noticed gateway for attacks. If these control systems are not secure, the process industry in particular could face huge losses. DEKRA experts advise systematic security assessments using IEC62443 standards for cyber safety in process control.

DEKRA’s CyberSafePS solution has been designed to identify cyber security risk to a process plant. Based on an analysis of the major accident hazards, the assessment evaluates the protective measures and barriers in place – the objective being to achieve cyber security via a series of systems and barriers that function independently of each other. DEKRA CyberSafePS is implemented by industry experts from DEKRA UK. Read more…