Yes, it is and mostly replaced by automation which is everywhere nowadays:

  • Be seen like car park entry/exit control, house hold appliance, lift or escalator in building
  • Behind the scene like cruise control in vehicle, electricity transmission and distribution

Automation means controls are managed and executed by components with prebuilt intelligence. Unlike ICT dealing with solely information processing, automation influences physical process or object movement. If such intelligence has fault or being manipulated maliciously, adverse consequence will be resulted.

Secure by design, regular cyber maintenance and periodic assurance are necessary to sustain healthiness of the automation system for intended operations.

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