31 Oct '11, 12pm

`Control system in box` demonstrates SCADA security flaws - #InfoSec #Security

“Cyber threats to industrial processes have been difficult to demonstrate, making it hard to test designs, train staff or research mitigating technologies,” explains Eric Byres, chief technology officer and vice-president of engineering at Byres Security, which was acquired recently by Belden. “Now, with the TSSS, anyone can understand both the impact of security breaches on industrial processes and how to stop them.” A typical TSSS demonstration starts by showing how Scada and industrial control systems operate, using a PLC to control production. Next, Scada-specific malware attacks the control system and destroys the process. Finally, the system is secured using a technology such as Byres’ Tofino Industrial Security Solution.

Full article: http://www.drives.co.uk/fullstory.asp?id=3327

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