SN132: IT Security is Not SCADA Security

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IT Security is Not SCADA Security
Garett Montgomery, Associate Security Researcher, HP TippingPoint
SCADA systems run our nation’s critical infrastructure and were formerly isolated systems. Now increasingly more connected, these systems are exposed to the same cyberattacks plaguing corporate IT, and many security practices used don't easily translate to SCADA. This talk focuses on the challenges of securing SCADA systems and which best practices do, and more importantly, do not work for SCADA systems.