New security standards to strengthen SCADA

Friday, 19 November 2004, 9:05 AM EST

he security of critical-infrastructure processes, long festering as a thorny issue in securing everything from food and water to energy and transportation, will be getting a boost from proposed standards for industrial controls.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) fostered the creation of the Process Control Security Requirements Forum in 2001. The group issued the first draft of its System Protection Profile for Industrial Control Systems (SPP ICS) in October.

By Mark Willoughby at Computerworld.

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