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The Myths and Facts behind Cyber Security Risks for Industrial Control Systems

  title={The Myths and Facts behind Cyber Security Risks for Industrial Control Systems},
  author={E. Byres and P. Eng and J. Lowe},
  • E. Byres, P. Eng, J. Lowe
  • Published 2004
  • Process control and SCADA systems, with their reliance on proprietary networks and hardware, have long been considered immune to the network attacks that have wreaked so much havoc on corporate information systems. Unfortunately, new research indicates this complacency is misplaced – the move to open standards such as Ethernet, TCP/IP and web technologies is letting hackers take advantage of the control industry’s ignorance. This paper summarizes the incident information collected in the BCIT… CONTINUE READING
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