It is often stated that industrial control system (ICS) environments are difficult to protect from cyber-attack. The use of legacy equipment, extended system life cycles, real-time requirements etc. are often quoted as reasons why ICS is so difficult to protect. These are valid arguments and should not be dismissed. However, the danger with this message is that ICS owner/operators may become daunted by prospect of implementing a cyber security programme.
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