Critical Infrastructure Security Guide 1

What network operators need to understand about the cyber security threat

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This paper will detail the importance of cyber security on our communications networks, and introduce some important concepts and ideas, as you begin to strengthen and secure your network.

  • The nature of the threat
  • What is an industrial control system?
  • Some dangerous assumptions
  • Identifying borders, frontiers and attack surfaces
  • Types of cyber attack
  • The next frontier: the Internet of Things
  • Where to start
  • Where to go for more information

This guide should be read in conjunction with;

Critical Infrastructure Security Guide 2:
How to design and implement a cyber security strategy