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):

Report Date:

2012-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

171.0

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 Canadas 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.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE