Vol 5 No 7 (2019): EPH - International Journal of Science And Engineering (ISSN: 2454 - 2016)

Review on Information Security of Industrial Control Systems

Wang Mingqian
School of Information Engineering, Changzhou Vocational Institute of Mechatronic Technology,Changzhou, Jiangsu Province,P.R.China
Gu Weijie
School of Information Engineering, Changzhou Vocational Institute of Mechatronic Technology,Changzhou, Jiangsu Province,P.R.China, / Jiangsu Internet of Things and Manufacturing Information Engineering Technology Research and Development Center,Changzhou, Jiangsu Province,P.R.China
Published August 5, 2019
  • Industrial Control System (ICS),
  • Data Acquisition and Monitoring System (SCADA),
  • Information Security


Industrial control systems (ICS) are widely used in critical infrastructure such as national water resources, power, transportation, energy and so on. These important industrial systems have a profound impact on national security and economic development. In recent years, the occurrence of various security incidents and their serious consequences further reflect the seriousness of the information security situation of industrial control systems. In this paper, the current situation of information security in industrial control systems is summarized and analyzed. The existing problems in ICS information security and the corresponding measures taken are focused on. Further more, the problems to be solved and the development direction are pointed out.


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