COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Scada Network Security
Course Code: 
18SN709
Year Taught: 
2018
Degree: 
Postgraduate (PG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Center: 
Cyber Security
Campus: 
Amritapuri

"Scada Network Security" is an elective course offered in Cyber Security Systems & Networks program at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri.

Introduction- History, Architecture, Components, Functions, Fundamental principles and concepts of SCADA, DCS, PLCs, Field components, Real-Time Operating systems and Ladder Logic, Communications and OLE for Process Control (OPC), ICS Lifecycle Challenges, Physical Security, Network Architecture, models and design examples PLC – Role in Automation, PLC-SCADA Communications, SCADA Protocols, Security – ICS Attack Surface, Threats and Attack Routes, Attacks on Control Servers, Network Communications and Web Attacks, Security Standards and Mititgation, Defending ICS networks, servers and devices – Firewalls, NAC, Enforcement Zone Devices, DMZ, Honepots, Case Studies of ICS

  1. Eric D. Knapp, “Industrial Network Security: Securing Critical Infrastructure Networksfor Smart Grid, SCADA, and Other Industrial Control Systems”, O'Reilly, 2014
  2. Robert Radvanovsky and Jacob Brodsky, “Handbook of SCADA/Control SystemsSecurity”, Second Edition, 2016
  3. Jack Wiles and Ted Claypoole, “Techno Security's Guide to Securing SCADA: AComprehensive Handbook On Protecting The Critical Infrastructure”,2008