Fundamentals Of SCADA Security – 4

Security threats to SCADA and RTU The SCADA systems which tie up together the decentralized facilities like; oil and gas pipelines, waste water collection, power and water distribution systems were actually designed so as to be robust, open and to be easily operated as well as repaired but not particularly secure. So, this move from…

Fundamentals Of SCADA Security – 3

Introduction to RTU The remote terminal unit abbreviated as RTU is an electronic device that is controlled through the use of a microprocessor. It helps interface the objects that are present in the physical world to a SCADA system by means of transmitting the telemetry data to any master system and then using the messages…

Fundamentals Of SCADA Security – 2

Introduction to PLC Programmable logic controllers abbreviated as PLC are said to be industrial computers that help monitor inputs, make relevant decisions on the basis of their programs and thereby control outputs so as to automate processes or machines. It is said to have an in-built operating system (OS). This OS under consideration is said…

Fundamentals Of SCADA Security – 1

Introduction to SCADA Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition abbreviated as SCADA is regarded as a complete system constituting of hardware and software components that helps allow industrial organizations to have control over the industrial processes either locally or at remote areas, monitor, gather (or capture) and thereby process real time data, have direct interaction with…