Video: The impending cybersecurity disaster of industrial control systems

With industrial control systems being the security world's equivalent of fish in a barrel, what can be done to stymie attackers looking for easy wins?
Written by Chris Duckett, Contributor and  Stilgherrian , Contributor

Conceived and developed at a time when security was practically non-existent, or not taken seriously, the exploitation of insecure industrial control systems looks like a disaster waiting to happen.

Over the years, securuity band-aids and layers in front of these devices have tried to keep attackers away, but can they hold?

In this episode of Security TV, ZDNet contributor Stilgherrian discusses the state of SCADA security, and how the age of apps is helping make the situation worse, rather than better.

You can also download our full special report on "Cyberwar and the Future of Cybersecurity" as a PDF in magazine format, available for free at registered ZDNet and TechRepublic members.

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