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November 10, 2016

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has released a draft Project Description for the manufacturing sector entitled: Capabilities Assessment for Securing Manufacturing Industrial Control Systems. This document is the first of a four-part series and addresses only behavioral anomaly detection capabilities. NCCoE is seeking comment on the guidance until December 7, 2016.

November 08, 2016

In a release Monday, the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence said they were seeking comment by Dec. 7 on their draft project description: Capabilities Assessment for Securing Manufacturing Industrial Control Systems.

Industrial control systems, or ICS, are specialized IT systems — with both software and hardware elements — that run industrial processes. Because ICS controls physical plant like factory assembly lines or chemical processing, hackers can have real world effects by attacking it.