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12 October 2010

SCADA SECURITY ROUND TABLE

SCADA SECURITY ROUND TABLE
ENEA (National Agency for new technologies, energy and sustainable economic development) and AIIC (Italian Association of Critical Infrastructure Protection Experts) organized a Round Table on SCADA (System Control And Data Acquisition) security. The meeting was held at Enea Rome offices on the 12th of October.
Andrea Rigoni, Director General of GCSEC, moderated the interactive session ‘Cybersecurity and SCADA systems vulnerability’.The Round Table focused on Stuxnet malware that, since June 2010, has been found targeting critical infrastructures for energy, water management, transport network, oil pipelines. Stuxnet is considered one of the first cyber-war episodes and infected over 45.000 advanced computer in the world (8% in India, 18% in Indonesia and 60% in Iran).Some possible countermeasures discussed in the Round Table:- develop efficient organizations that allow coordination between IT and units in charge of SCADA
– foster the development of a shaDevelop efficiered awareness on Cyber Risks and their potential impact, in particular with Government and Private Sector Leaders
– develop Internal Lab with connections with external actors
– development of Common Standards/Best Practices to be adopted
– design and develop national SCADA testbed and support infrastructure.

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12 October 2010