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NCCoE Seeks Comment from Manufacturing Sector for Industrial Control Systems

Protection of industrial control systems is crucial to the security of our country. The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has announced a project for which it is seeking comment: Detecting and Protecting Against Data Integrity Attacks in Industrial Control System (ICS) Environments.

The project scope is to assist manufacturing organizations in taking a comprehensive approach to enhancing the security of their industrial control systems by leveraging the following cybersecurity capabilities:

  • behavioral anomaly detection

  • security incident and event monitoring

  • industrial control system application white listing

  • malware detection and mitigation

  • change control management

  • user authentication and authorization

  • access control least privilege

  • file integrity checking mechanisms

Commenters from the manufacturing sector are urged to submit comments by July 25, 2019.

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Linn F. Freedman, Robinson Cole Law Firm, Cybersecurity and Litigation Law Attorney, Providence
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Linn Freedman practices in data privacy and security law, cybersecurity, and complex litigation. She provides guidance on data privacy and cybersecurity compliance to a full range of public and private clients across all industries, such as construction, education, health care, insurance, manufacturing, real estate, utilities and critical infrastructure, marine, and charitable organizations. Linn is a member of the firm's Business Litigation Group and chairs its Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Team. She is also a member of the Financial Services Cyber-Compliance Team (CyFi ...

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