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New Software Spots, Isolates Cyber-attacks to Protect Networked Control Systems

May 14, 2013

image of a network data system Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a software algorithm that detects and isolates cyber-attacks on networked control systems--which are used to coordinate transportation, power and other infrastructure across the United States. Full Story

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