Supplemental Materials & Resources


American Psychological Association. Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. 16th edition. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2009.

Lewis, Ted G. Critical Infrastructure Protection in Homeland Security:  Defending a Networked Nation, 2nd Ed. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Publishing, 2015. ISBN 978-1-118-81763-6.  The book has a companion website.

Miller, Stephen, and Clark, Richard H. Framework for SCADA Cybersecurity. Smashwords Edition, eBook ISBN 978-1310-30996-0.

Parfomak, Paul W. Vulnerability of Concentrated Critical Infrastructure: Background and Policy Options. CRS Report for Congress, RL33206. Updated September 12, 2008.

ThreatConnect. Threat Intelligence Platforms: Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know But Didn’t Know to Ask. E-book. Arlington, VA: ThreatConnect, 2015.


Cyber War: Cybercrimes with Ben Hammersley. BBC News, 2016. 6 episodes. Videos may be available through the Films on Demand service of Infobase (check with your insitutional library).

“Cyber War” link for Whatcom Community College Students.

Government Resources

Virtual Learning Portal, Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT), Department of Homeland Security. Among the resources available to registered users is the Secure Architecture Design graphic used in the Module 3 Hands-on Activity.

Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT), Department of Homeland Security. Instructor-led and web-based training events on industrial control systems cybersecurity.

Online Training and Tools

CSET risk assessment tool. The Cyber Security Evaluation Tool (CSET) is a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) product that assists organizations in protecting their key national cyber assets. It was developed by cybersecurity experts under the direction of the DHS Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT).  Also available is a fact sheet on CSET.

Oracle VM VirtualBox. This cross-platform virtualization software makes it possible to set up a virtual PC on a Mac so you can install and run CSET. Documentation in how to use VirtualBox is also available.

SCADA Hacker’s Toolset. This webpage lists online resources and tools for control system security testing and is published by Joel Langill, the Director of Critical Infrastructure and SCADA representative for the Cyber Security Forum Initiative.

VMware Workstation. This application makes it possible to run multiple operating systems as virtual machines on a single PC. A free trial of the software can be obtained by clicking the “Get Free Trial” option under Product Resources.


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