SANS Asia-Pacific Series: ICS Attack Surfaces

  • Webcast Aired Sunday, 10 Nov 2013 5:00AM EST (10 Nov 2013 10:00 UTC)
  • Speaker: Dr. Eric Cole

Join us for the next installment of the SANS-APAC webcast series where we will provide a technical look at ICS Attack Surfaces.

In today's age, our Industrial Control Systems (ICS) make up the majority of most nations ' critical infrastructure. And where it isn't critical infrastructure, ICS systems often make up the backbone of each nation's manufacturing effort and play a critical part of each nation's wealth creation. Because of this, there are plenty of reasons for malicious actors to attack ICS systems. This could be launched by individuals or organizations for the purpose of financial gain (or ruin), corporate espionage, hacktivism, or terrorist activities.

Information warfare is also of grave concern since many nations are now actively involved in cyber espionage and preparation for cyber warfare, And our last group of people that always must be considered are the countless numbers of individuals that like trying to attack organizations to test themselves, enhance their education and gain recognition from their peers. In order to protect a system, you must understand how the attack works. In this webcast, we will look at the various ICS attack surfaces and ways organizations can defend against them.

Note: This webcast is free of charge however a SANS portal account is required (see webcast link for details)