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Industrial Automation

How Stuxnet (PLC virus) spreads – Part 3

Continued from How Stuxnet (PLC virus) spreads – Part 2 » Read here Given the well-secured industrial control system described above, how could a worm like Stuxnet ever penetrate all the… Read more

Aug 03, 2011 | By Edvard

How Stuxnet (PLC virus) spreads
Industrial Automation

How Stuxnet (PLC virus) spreads – Part 2

Continued from How Stuxnet (PLC virus) spreads – Part 1 » Read here Stuxnet is a computer worm designed to infect Siemens SIMATIC WinCC and S7 PLC products, either installed… Read more

Jul 23, 2011 | By Edvard

How Stuxnet (PLC virus) spreads
Industrial Automation

How Stuxnet (PLC virus) spreads – Part 1

The Stuxnet worm is a sophisticated piece of computer malware designed to sabotage industrial processes controlled by Siemens SIMATIC WinCC and PCS 7 control systems. The worm used both known… Read more

Jul 20, 2011 | By Edvard

How Stuxnet (PLC virus) spreads
SCADA

SCADA communication vulnerabilities

Cyber security engineering is expensive. However, the presence of vulnerabilities requires it. In this section we list vulnerabilities we typically see in SCADA systems. The order in the list of… Read more

Jul 04, 2011 | By Edvard

SCADA communication vulnerabilities
SCADA

iFIX Scada Features

iFIX offers a robust SCADA engine, rich set of connectivity options, open architecture and highly scalable and distributed networking model. Used in a variety of applications across diverse industries, it… Read more

Feb 15, 2011 | By Edvard

iFIX Scada Features
Power Substation

Security for Substation Communications

Until recently the term “security,” when applied to SCADA communication systems, meant only the process of ensuring message integrity in the face of electrical noise and other disturbances to the… Read more

Jan 13, 2011 | By Edvard

Security for Substation Communications
SCADA

SCADA Security Attacks

SCADA systems are used to control and monitor physical processes, examples of which are transmission of electricity, transportation of gas and oil in pipelines, water distribution, traffic lights, and other… Read more

Jan 10, 2011 | By Edvard

SCADA Security Attacks
IEC Standards

Advantages Of IEC 61850

One of the significant challenges that substation engineers face is justifying substation automation investments. The positive impacts that automation has on operating costs, increased power quality, and reduced outage response… Read more

Dec 29, 2010 | By Edvard

Advantages Of IEC 61850 Standard


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