As organizations look to shore up their defenses against cyber-security threats, special-purpose test systems present unique challenges. A test system that is compromised can have a significant impact on an organization’s reputation and revenue, so it is reasonable to take steps to reduce that business risk. The challenge, however, is to account for the ways that test systems differ from traditional IT systems. In this paper, examine industry cyber-security trends that relate to test systems. See real-world examples that highlight key issues, and learn practical steps you can take to address those issues. Also find out how NI, as a leading supplier of test and measurement hardware and software, addresses security concerns.