Securing SCADA Systems

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Wiley, Nov 7, 2005 - Computers - 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

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About the author (2005)

RONALD L. KRUTZ, PhD, P. E., CISSP, ISSEP, is Senior Information Security Researcher for Lockheed Martin Information Technologies. He has worked with distributed computing systems, computer architectures, real-time systems, and information security for more than forty years. Dr. Krutz founded the Carnegie Mellon Research Institute Cybersecurity Center and is coauthor of the bestselling CISSP Prep Guide, also published by Wiley.

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