- 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
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.