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Industrial Cybersecurity - Second Edition

By : Pascal Ackerman
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Industrial Cybersecurity - Second Edition

By: Pascal Ackerman

Overview of this book

With Industrial Control Systems (ICS) expanding into traditional IT space and even into the cloud, the attack surface of ICS environments has increased significantly, making it crucial to recognize your ICS vulnerabilities and implement advanced techniques for monitoring and defending against rapidly evolving cyber threats to critical infrastructure. This second edition covers the updated Industrial Demilitarized Zone (IDMZ) architecture and shows you how to implement, verify, and monitor a holistic security program for your ICS environment. You'll begin by learning how to design security-oriented architecture that allows you to implement the tools, techniques, and activities covered in this book effectively and easily. You'll get to grips with the monitoring, tracking, and trending (visualizing) and procedures of ICS cybersecurity risks as well as understand the overall security program and posture/hygiene of the ICS environment. The book then introduces you to threat hunting principles, tools, and techniques to help you identify malicious activity successfully. Finally, you'll work with incident response and incident recovery tools and techniques in an ICS environment. By the end of this book, you'll have gained a solid understanding of industrial cybersecurity monitoring, assessments, incident response activities, as well as threat hunting.
Table of Contents (26 chapters)
Section 1: ICS Cybersecurity Fundamentals
Section 2:Industrial Cybersecurity – Security Monitoring
Section 3:Industrial Cybersecurity – Threat Hunting
Section 4:Industrial Cybersecurity – Security Assessments and Intel
Chapter 15: Industrial Control System Risk Assessments
Section 5:Industrial Cybersecurity – Incident Response for the ICS Environment

Section 1: ICS Cybersecurity Fundamentals

In part one, we will briefly recap the first edition of the book to outline what was covered and to point out the content that is still very relevant and that will be built upon in this second edition. The remainder of part one will be dedicated to discussions around a revised IDMZ architecture, resulting from many deployments, experience in the field, practice, and feedback. Part one will conclude with a deep dive into how to design for security, architecture that allows all the tools, techniques, and activities discussed in the rest of the book to be implemented effectively and easily.

This section comprises the following chapters:

  • Chapter 1, Introduction and Recap of the First Edition
  • Chapter 2, A Modern Look at the Industrial Control System Architecture
  • Chapter 3, The Industrial Demilitarized Zone
  • Chapter 4, Designing the ICS Architecture with Security in Mind