From: threatpost – The First Stop for Security News – Eugene Kaspersky Unveils Plans for New Secure SCADA OS

Posted on 2012/10/16


a quick re-post from threatpost – The First Stop for Security News http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/eugene-kaspersky-unveils-plans-new-secure-scada-os-101612

Eugene Kaspersky Unveils Plans for New Secure SCADA OS by Dennis Fisher

Attacks against SCADA and industrial-control systems have become a major concern for private companies as well as government agencies, with executives and officials worried about the potential effects of a major compromise. Security experts in some circles have been warning about the possible ramifications of such an attack for some time now, and researchers have found scores of vulnerabilities in SCADA and ICS systems in the last couple of years. Now, engineers at Kaspersky Lab have begun work on new operating system designed to be a secure-by-design environment for the operation of SCADA and ICS systems. 

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