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Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security - Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Distributed Control Systems (DCS), and other control system configurations such as Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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Author(s)

Keith A. Stouffer, Joseph A. Falco, Karen A. Scarfone

Abstract

NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-82, Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security, provides guidance on how to secure Industrial Control Systems (ICS), including Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Distributed Control Systems (DCS), and other control system configurations such as Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), while addressing their unique performance, reliability, and safety requirements. SP 800-82 provides an overview of ICS and typical system topologies, identifies typical threats and vulnerabilities to these systems, and provides recommended security countermeasures to mitigate the associated risks.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-82
Report Number
800-82

Keywords

Industrial control systems (ICS), IT security, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), distributed control systems (DCS), programmable logic controllers (PLC), FISMA, cyber security

Citation

Stouffer, K. , Falco, J. and Scarfone, K. (2011), Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security - Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Distributed Control Systems (DCS), and other control system configurations such as Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.SP.800-82 (Accessed June 21, 2024)

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Created June 7, 2011, Updated November 10, 2018