A new survey by the SANS Institute sponsored by Nozomi Networks finds growing concern among cybersecurity professionals over botnet and other forms of cyber attacks aimed at industrial control systems, while noting that “4 out of 10 security practitioners lack visibility of their ICS networks.”
“When asked if control systems have been infected or infiltrated, 40% say ‘not that we know of,’” according to the survey. Sixty-nine percent of respondents rated the threat to industrial control systems as high or severe/critical.
The survey was released July 12 and was answered by cybersecurity professionals from small, medium and large organizations.

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