A 1-2-3 Approach to ICS Security: Part 1- Secure Industrial Networks
Blog Category: Industrial Security
Posted by: Katherine Brocklehurst on September 07, 2016
It’s not a surprise that ensuring the reliability and availability of control systems is the number one business driver for securing industrial automation systems. It was confirmed in the SANS 2016 State of ICS Security Survey.
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Combine this concern with the fact that 67% of SANS Survey respondents perceived a severe or high level of threats to control systems, up from 43% in 2015, and it’s clear that effective industrial security programs are needed.
To help, our company has recently introduced a new approach to industrial cybersecurity called Belden 1-2-3. It divides security measures down into three areas: securing the network, securing the endpoints and securing the controllers.
You don’t have to approach the three areas in the 1-2-3 order. Instead, start your focus in the area that aligns with the highest risk to your systems and fits with where your organization is in its security journey.
This article is going to start at 1, however, and examine the whys and hows of “Securing Industrial Networks.”