PLC security and critical infrastructure protection

  title={PLC security and critical infrastructure protection},
  author={G. P. H. Sandaruwan and P. Sashmal Ranaweera and Vladimir A. Oleshchuk},
  journal={2013 IEEE 8th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems},
Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) are the most important components embedded in Industrial Control Systems (ICSs). ICSs have achieved highest standards in terms of efficiency and performance. As a result of that, higher portion of infrastructure in industries has been automated for the comfort of human beings. Therefore, protection of such systems is crucial. It is important to investigate the vulnerabilities of ICSs in order to solve the threats and attacks against critical infrastructure… CONTINUE READING


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