SCADA & Industrial Automation

SCADA stands for supervisory control and data acquisition. It generally refers to an industrial control system:
a computer system monitoring and controlling a process. The process can be industrial, infrastructure or
– Industrial processes include those of manufacturing, production, power generation, fabrication, and refining,
and may run in continuous, batch, repetitive, or discrete modes. – Infrastructure processes may be public or
private, and include water treatment and distribution, wastewater collection and treatment, oil and gas
pipelines, electrical power transmission and distribution, civil defense siren systems, and large communication
systems. – Facility processes occur both in public facilities and private ones, including buildings, airports, ships,
and space stations. They monitor and control HVAC, access, and energy consumption