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Securing SCADA Systems

Ronald L. Krutz

ISBN: 978-1-119-17784-5 June 2015 218 Pages


  • Bestselling author Ron Krutz once again demonstrates his ability to make difficult security topics approachable with this first in-depth look at SCADA (Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition) systems
  • Krutz discusses the harsh reality that natural gas pipelines, nuclear plants, water systems, oil refineries, and other industrial facilities are vulnerable to a terrorist or disgruntled employee causing lethal accidents and millions of dollars of damage-and what can be done to prevent this from happening
  • Examines SCADA system threats and vulnerabilities, the emergence of protocol standards, and how security controls can be applied to ensure the safety and security of our national infrastructure assets
About the Author.



Chapter 1: What Is a SCADA System?

Chapter 2: SCADA Systems in the Critical Infrastructure

Chapter 3: The Evolution of SCADA Protocols.

Chapter 4: SCADA Vulnerabilities and Attacks.

Chapter 5: SCADA Security Methods and Techniques.

Chapter 6: SCADA Security Standards and Reference Documents.

Chapter 7: SCADA Security Management Implementation Issues and Guidelines.

Chapter 8: Where We Stand Today.

Appendix A: Acronyms and Abbreviations.

Appendix B: System Protection Profile — Industrial Control Systems.

Appendix C: Bibliography.