Recommendations For Building A Comprehensive ICS Cybersecurity Program
- Risk assessments enable leadership to make informed, high-level business decisions about cybersecurity initiatives.
- Restructuring the network and proactively updating aging hardware and software can help a plant better secure its control systems.
“Standalone machines are very difficult to secure, yet the organization still has to interact with them.”
As a control systems and cybersecurity engineer at a major chemical plan in Saudi Arabia, Elewa Ali is responsible for 500 to 600 digital control systems with a wide range of configurations coming from a number of different vendors. And as is the case in many OT environments, Ali must contend with aging and obsolete systems.