Chapter 5. Security for Industrial Automation1
W. Boyes and J. Weiss
One of the very largest problems facing the automation professional is that the control systems in plants and the SCADA systems that tie together decentralized facilities such as power, oil, and gas pipelines and water distribution and wastewater collection systems were designed to be open, robust, and easily operated and repaired, but not necessarily secure.
5.1. The Security Problem
For example, in August 2008, Dr. Nate Kube and ...