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November 15, 2005—In This Issue

 
• Patch management for control systems
• System protection profile for industrial control systems
• U.S. makes securing SCADA systems a priority
• Is cybersecurity ready for industrial control?
• Invensys unveils secure wireless strategy for plant, enterprise
• Mission-critical systems still vulnerable to attacks
• Symantec, Telvent partner to deliver SCADA security
• Your chance to participate in an important standards review
• SCADA Security
 

 
Patch management for control systems
ControlGlobal.com
This guideline provides suggestions for an effective cyber security patch management strategy for control systems, addresses potential risks that can apply to some electricity sector organizations, and provides practices that can help mitigate the risks.

System protection profile for industrial control systems
ControlGlobal.com
The first draft of the System Protection Profile for Industrial Control Systems — designed to present a cohesive, cross-industry, baseline set of security requirements for new industrial control systems — is available for download and review.

U.S. makes securing SCADA systems a priority
SecurityFocus.com
Wary of the increasing number of online attacks against industrial control systems, the U.S. government has begun a major push to secure the systems used to control and monitor critical infrastructure.

Is cybersecurity ready for industrial control?
ControlGlobal.com
Enhanced scalability and security agents provide comprehensive protection for the real-time control environment and enables compliance with NERC CIP standards.

Invensys unveils secure wireless strategy for plant, enterprise
ControlGlobal.com
A wireless strategy utilizing a comprehensive managed network approach centers around shared access point technology, common data and security models for all wireless devices.

Mission-critical systems still vulnerable to attacks
FoxNews.com
Protecting industrial SCADA systems has become a major concern. Read how systems are not only vulnerable to attacks through their non-Internet-based control systems, but other, outdated control systems, as well.

Symantec, Telvent partner to deliver SCADA security
ControlGlobal.com
The announced partnership will provide a solution for protecting SCADA systems used for oil and gas pipelines against malicious or unintentional events that could result in downtime or a more serious incident.

Your chance to participate in an important standards review
ControlGlobal.com
Automation leaders from around the world are leading the way in defining consensus approaches to securing manufacturing and control systems. You are invited to contribute to that effort by reviewing the work of the committee. Go here to choose the document you'd like to review.

SCADA Security
DigitalBond.com
This web site offers news and opinion on best practices, future trends, security standards, vendor offerings, and all other issues related to SCADA security.
 





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