Finalists: Best SCADA Security Solution

The hacking of a water treatment plant only months ago demonstrated the risks often associated with critical infrastructure and the industrial control systems that many critical infrastructure entities rely upon to operate. From legacy considerations to access controls, the challenges facing these entities are distinct and alarming when one considers implications of a breach.

The technologies recognized in this category reinforce critical infrastructure security through both supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) offerings and solutions that tackle security associated with the internet of things. They respond the the array of threats, whether they be spearheaded by nation-state bad actors or organized criminals.

SC Media Editor in Chief Jill Aitoro has 20 years of experience editing and reporting on technology, business and policy. She also serves as editorial director at SC Media’s parent company, CyberRisk Alliance. Prior to joining CRA, she worked at Sightline Media as editor of Defense News and executive editor of the Business-to-Government Group. She previously worked at Washington Business Journal and Nextgov, covering federal technology, contracting and policy, as well as CMP Media’s VARBusiness and CRN and Penton Media’s iSeries News.

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