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Entry type: FAQ Entry ID: 109761210, Entry date: 10/12/2018

Is SIMATIC PCS 7 compatible with Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity (KICS) for Nodes 2.0?

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This entry shows the compatibility between SIMATIC PCS 7 and Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity (KICS) for Nodes 2.0.

Compatibility tests have been performed by Kaspersky Lab between PCS 7 V8.2 SP1 and KICS for Nodes 2.0 Update 12.

Based on the executed tests, KICS for Nodes 2.0 Update 12 was successfully tested with the mentioned PCS 7 version. Follow-on updates for KICS for Nodes 2.0 Update 12 are recommended.

Based on the individual product configurations and respectively to the executed compatibility tests, the mentioned PCS 7 version and KICS for Nodes version can be used in a common installation.

The usage of KICS within PCS 7 requires particular configuration measures. Therefore, an additional service contract is required to ensure the continuous availability of KICS in PCS 7.


To receive further information in this context please contact:

OOO Siemens
Mr Alexander Razmakhaev

ul. Bolshaya Tatarskaya 9
115184 Moscow
Russian Federation


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