Maintaining Secure Process Control Systems without Risk of Disruption

Process Control for cyber security Securicon’s expertise in providing cyber security services for Process Control industries — including oil and gas, power, chemical, water, food,  beverage, and pharmaceuticals, among others — is second to none. In particular, our team of IT and OT experts are skilled at protecting systems that run under pressure, temperature, and flow dynamic control. Such operations are all potential targets for intrusion with massive destructive capability, as recognized by the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) and other security guidelines.

Securicon offers a range of customized services to protect production Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), and networked devices, and also perform analysis against such standards as the National Institute of Standards and Technology Special Publication (NIST SP) 800 series, American Petroleum Institute (API) 1164, ISA 99, ISO/IEC 27000, and others. Our clients include owners of refineries, pipelines, liquefied natural gas (LNG) plants, hazardous chemical plants, water treatment plants, manufacturing and more. Among the services requested most often by our process control customers are:

  • SCADA, DCS and other Control System Assessments
  • Vulnerability and Penetration Assessments
  • Application Security Services
  • Device Security Evaluations
  • Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Services
  • Protocol Analysis
  • Wireless Assessments

In addition, Securicon is committed to serving as a thought leader in the Process Control industry. For example, we took a lead role in educating the Process Control community on the threat presented by the Stuxnet virus, conducting presentations at events such as Black Hat Technical Security Conferences and SANS SCADA Security Summits.


To learn more about our experience and solutions in the Process Control industry, please call us at (571)253-6565.