ICS Onslaught

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1. Industrial operations, such as production, are monitored and managed by various types of systems and associated instrumentation collectively known as Industrial Control Systems (ICS). ICS onslaught occurs when outdated and unpatched ICS create vulnerabilities that cyber criminals can use to exploit to achieve their goals.

Related Term: Configuration Exploitation

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)


2. Industrial Control Systems (ICS) collectively describes various types of systems that manage and monitor industrial operations, such as production. ICS onslaught involves threat actors taking advantage of outdated and unpatched ICS to achieve their goals.
Source: (Verizon, 2017)