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  • Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition Electrical network typically containing at least RTU's, IED's, and a master station equipped with an HMI. Used to monitor and control process automation systems, such as those used by electrical and water utilities.

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Examples

  • What if, for example, a sewage treatment facility's SCADA is taken over by attackers who would send a command to open all valves and spigots of the Tehran sewage treatment facility and flood the capital city with raw sewage?

    Haggai Carmon: A Cyber War Against Iran: Whodunit?

  • Those control systems are often dubbed SCADA, for "supervisory control and data acquisition."

    CIO News

  • The systems that run the Siemens software, called SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) systems, are typically not connected to the internet for security reasons, but this virus spreads when an infected USB stick is inserted into a computer.

    PC Advisor News

  • The systems that run the Siemens software, called SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) systems, are typically not connected to the Internet for security reasons, but this virus spreads when an infected USB stick is inserted into a computer.

    Techworld.com News

  • Siemens alerted customers of its Simatic WinCC management software that attacks using the vulnerability were targeting computers used to manage large-scale industrial control systems, often called SCADA, for "supervisory control and data acquisition."

    Techworld.com News

  • Broadly referred to as SCADA systems, these solutions typically leverage the OPC standard, a specification that, according to the OPC

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • According to experts there are several reasons why someone might want to break a SCADA system "There may be money in it," McGrew said.

    Computerworld News

  • Last week, Siemens alerted customers of its Simatic WinCC management software that attacks using the vulnerability were targeting computers used to manage large-scale industrial control systems, often called SCADA, for "supervisory control and data acquisition."

    Computerworld

  • Two weeks ago, Siemens alerted customers of its Simatic WinCC management software that attacks using the vulnerability were targeting computers used to manage large-scale industrial control systems, often called SCADA, for "supervisory control and data acquisition."

    Techworld.com News

  • The warning is the latest to affect so-called SCADA, or supervisory control and data acquisition, software used to control valves and switches at manufacturing plants, power generators, and gasoline refineries throughout the world.

    The Register

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