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From the Editors
What's in your server? ControlGlobal.com
Security threats to control system networks are a fact of life and a full-time job that requires constant vigilance, training and a large corporate commitment. Senior Technical Editor Rich Merritt shares tips and techniques he culled from end users and vendors on how you can keep the Barbarians at bay, and reveals the Top Ten defenses for securing your process control system.
Testimony of security analyst Joe Weiss before Congress ControlGlobal.com
Remarks by security analyst Joe Weiss before Congress provide details on the growing threat of cyber attacks on operational control systems that could create a crisis for which no country, company, or person is adequately prepared.
Are utility computer systems susceptible to cyber attack? WaterWorld.com EPA Inspector General Nikki Tinsley points out that computer-based monitoring and control systems installed by water utilities were developed with little attention paid to security and "may be susceptible to attacks" by cyberterrorists.
Security White Papers
How to build a secure Ethernet environment ControlGlobal.com The trend toward using Ethernet as the sole communications network for business and industry has raised concerns about security. So how do you take advantage of the benefits of Ethernet connectivity within a secure environment?
Increasing plant floor security today ControlGlobal.com Investing in plant floor security is like buying insurance, you purchase it in hopes that you never need to use it! Before you spend a dime to increase your plant floor security, you need to ask yourself a few simple questions. This White Paper will help you understand the implications of plant floor security and how it can be cost effectively improved today.
Uncle Sam gets 'D-Plus' on cyber security ControlGlobal.com The Department of Homeland Security led a list of seven agencies that received flunking grades for their cyber security efforts in 2004, with the federal government at large earning an overall grade of "D-plus" from a key congressional oversight committee.
Books on Security
Industrial network security ControlGlobal.com This easy-to-read book, available from the ISA, provides an introduction to the field of Industrial Network Security and as an overview leverages the technical information ISA has developed in its short courses and conferences. It includes a brief tutorial on the basics of IT cybersecurity for the uninitiated.
Securing manufacturing and control systems ControlGlobal.com This ISA Technical Report provides recommendations and guidance for effectively using electronic security technology to protect manufacturing automation and control systems.
Process Control Security Requirements Forum NIST.gov This site is a resource for users, vendors, and third parties in the process control industry who are concerned about information security in an increasingly networked world.
Sandia Center for SCADA Security Sandia.gov Sandia is a leader in providing SCADA education, research and training for industry, government, and academia working on securing our nation's critical infrastructure control systems.
SCADA security training courses InfoSecInstitute.com This web site offers training courses to SCADA system managers, administrators and analysts in a position to manage their company’s SCADA cyber security programs.