Lesson 1C – Control Systems from Ancient Times to Present
This lesson explains what control systems are, how they work (at a high level), how they have evolved since ancient times, and how “Industry 4.0” emerged.
- List the core functions and components of control systems
- Describe the difference between feedback control and sequential control
- Describe the difference between open-loop and closed-loop control
- Explain how control systems evolved from ancient times to today, emphasizing key enabling innovations and turning points
- Describe the “Industry 4.0” concept and explain how it emerged
- K0309: Knowledge of emerging technologies that have potential for exploitation by adversaries.
- K0335: Knowledge of current and emerging cyber technologies.
- K0511: Knowledge of organizational hierarchy and cyber decision making processes.
- K0612: Knowledge of what constitutes a “threat” to a network.
- S0085: Skill in conducting audits or reviews of technical systems.
- S0109: Skill in identifying hidden patterns or relationships.
- S0278: Skill in tailoring analysis to the necessary levels (e.g., classification and organizational).
- A0035: Ability to dissect a problem and examine the interrelationships between data that may appear unrelated.
- A0085: Ability to exercise judgment when policies are not well-defined.
- A0107: Ability to think like threat actors.
- A0108: Ability to understand objectives and effects.
- Industrial Control Systems