Cyber Physical Systems (CPSs) are electronic control systems that control physical machines such as motors and valves in an industrial plant. In a networked environment, the security of the physical machines depends on the security of the electronic control systems, but cybersecurity is not typically the main design concern. The main concern for CPSs is the
Topic: Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)
This journal issue covers Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems. Articles in this issue discuss how SCADA systems can improve efficiency but also present new challenges. How those challenges can be addressed by applying agile software engineering methods to systems engineering.