Cybersecurity for SCADA Systems (2nd Edition)

May 3, 2021
Cybersecurity for SCADA Systems (2nd Edition)

The world has changed since the first edition was published in2006. There have been many technological changes in communicationsand networking and in other areas of computer science. More focusis given to implementing cybersecurity protections and technicalcountermeasures. The second edition also takes advantage of theevolved industry-specific cybersecurity standards that haveemerged, especially in the electric power and oil-and-gas pipelineindustry sectors.Cybersecurity for SCADA Systems, 2nd Edition is intended toprovide a general background of SCADA system technology andcybersecurity concepts and technologies, showing how the two can bebrought together to safeguard our infrastructure and computerautomation systems. This book provides a high-level overview ofthis unique technology, with an explanation of each market segment.Readers will understand the vital issues and learn strategies fordecreasing or eliminating system vulnerabilities. Cybersecurity forSCADA Systems, 2nd Edition is suitable for nontechnical,management-level personnel as well as IT personnel without SCADAexperience.Features and BenefitsFunctional breakdown and explanation of the typical features,capabilities, and components of a SCADA systemIT and cybersecurity technology and terminology overview andexplanationIndustry-specific as well as generalized discussion of SCADAvulnerabilities and available remediation strategiesDiscussion of physical and electronic security issues andstrategiesAudienceIT personnelManagementStudents