Tips for Building a Network Security Strategy

Feb. 5, 2014
Practical Steps Companies Should Take to Protect Against Cybersecurity Threats

According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Industrial Control System Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT), industrial network intruders will likely have caused twice as many incidents in 2013 than 2012. No matter how big or small your company is, everyone needs to be thinking about ways to protect their industrial networks from hackers. These treats can be in the form of foreign hackers, or in the form of disgruntled employees or unintentional malware infections. Whatever shape or form they take, cybersecurity strategies should be developed each year to protect your network security. In this article, C. Kenna Amos, Contributing Writer for Automation World, discusses practical steps companies should take to build or augment their network security strategy.