Accession Number : ADA574078


Title :   Study on Cyber Security and Threat Evaluation in SCADA Systems


Descriptive Note : Contract rept.


Corporate Author : LOFTY PERCH INC MARKHAM (CANADA)


Personal Author(s) : Fabro, Marc


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a574078.pdf


Report Date : Mar 2012


Pagination or Media Count : 171


Abstract : This report summarizes the finding of study PSTP 02-0347eSec Study on cyber Security and Threat Evaluation in SCADA Systems. The primary objective of the study was to support the e- Security Community of Practice by leading a study to fill the knowledge gap concerning the current cyber-threat environment affecting SCADA systems. This work is intended to enhance the resilience of Canada's critical infrastructure by providing direction to research and development programs and recommending best security practices. This primary objective is supported by the following complementary objectives: 1. To establish trusted relationships with private sector critical infrastructure SCADA operators; 2. To enable the production of research reports on the current cyber-threat environment to SCADA systems; 3. To contribute to the development of a cyber-threat management system for continued situational awareness; and 4. To contribute to the development of best practices for the security of SCADA systems.


Descriptors :   *MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL , CANADA , CONTROL SYSTEMS , INFRASTRUCTURE , POWER , PRODUCTION , THREAT EVALUATION


Subject Categories : Administration and Management


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE