What is SCADA?

  • SCADA is Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition System
  • Collects, receives, records, and displays data from remote devices or systems
  • By connecting multiple devices across wide area, overall system can be controlled
  • Similar Systems and Sub-systems
    – ICS(Industrial Control System)
    – DCS(Distributed Control System)
  • Utilized in the industrial producing, manufacturing, developing, crafting, and refining
  • Utilized in water management, waste management, oil/gas piping, and power transmission/distribution
SCADA's progression