Book Title: Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity

Subtitle: An open-source course sponsored, published, and made available to instructors for their free use by CyberWatch West

Author: CyberWatch West

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Book Description

Students will address basic security concepts as they apply to critical infrastructure systems. Concepts addressed in the course will include Industrial Control Systems (ICS) such as Supervisory and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Process Control Systems (PCS), and Distributed Control Systems (DCS), national standards for the protection of critical infrastructure, and risk management concepts and tools for critical infrastructure systems. Students will perform a risk assessment of a specific critical infrastructure sector, using an appropriate risk assessment framework and tools, identifying threats and vulnerabilities specific to the sector, and making appropriate recommendations for mitigating risk.

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This book is a cloned version of Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity by CyberWatch West, published using Pressbooks by Whatcom Community College under a CC BY (Attribution) license. It may differ from the original.

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CyberWatch West

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Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity by Whatcom Community College and CyberWatch West is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

Subject

Computer security

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Title
Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity
Author
CyberWatch West
Contributor
Created in collaboration with George Mason University
License

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Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity by Whatcom Community College and CyberWatch West is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

Except where otherwise noted, these materials are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. ©2017 CyberWatch West, Whatcom Community College.

CyberWatch West is funded by a National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Grant and is located at Whatcom Community College, 237 West Kellogg Road, Bellingham, WA.

Primary Subject
Computer security
Publisher
Whatcom Community College
Publication Date
January 18, 2017