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NCCoE Releases Guidance For Securing Manufacturing Industrial Control Systems

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.

NIST out with draft cyber guide for manufacturing industry

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.