Every day we read on the Internet or in our newspapers about so-called ‘cyber attacks’ on government and private industry infrastructure. It’s not just limited to banking and government departments, the process industries are also being affected and control systems are now being targeted. Especially process control systems are in focus herewith.
With its security concept SIMATIC PCS 7 offers a reliable defense against this potential danger.
The developers and product managers of SIMATIC PCS 7 are continuously working on comprehensive security measures, functions and improvements to secure the plant operation:
SIMATIC PCS 7 runs on Windows 10 and non-proprietary SIEMENS operating systems. Windows 10 provides a comprehensive Windows security concept consisting of user account control, firewalls and secure web client.
SIMATIC PCS 7 offers enhanced security in the communication with the PCS 7 web option for the essential communication components employing OS web client security via the Achilles L2 certificate.