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Cyber Physical Systems Security Fact Sheet

Cyber Physical Systems Security Fact Sheet

Automobiles, medical devices, building controls and the smart grid all are examples of cyber physical systems (CPS). Each includes smart networked systems with embedded sensors, processors and actuators that sense and interact with the physical world and support real-time, guaranteed performance in safety-critical applications. The Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency (HSARPA) Cyber Security Division's Cyber Physical Systems Security project (CPSSEC) is working to develop cybersecurity technical guidance for critical infrastructure sectors facing CPS challenges.

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