Distributed Control System

Distributed Control System definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): DCS

Definition(s): In a control system, refers to control achieved by intelligence that is distributed about the process to be controlled, rather than by a centrally located single unit.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-82 Rev. 2 (The Automation, Systems, and Instrumentation Dictionary)

Synonym(s): Distributed Control System(s)


reference: CSRC Glossary