SCADA

SCADA FAQs

What is SCADA?
What comprises a SCADA system?
Where are SCADA systems used?
Why the sudden concern about SCADA systems?

Q: What is SCADA?

A: SCADA stands for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition.
SCADA systems are used in utility infrastructures as a
computer-based monitoring and control system that centrally
collects, displays, and stores information from remotely-located
data collection transducers and sensors to support the […]

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SCADA Program Overview

In 1998, Sandia recognized that SCADA systems were vulnerable and initiated a program to coordinate the resources needed to address many of the nation’s critical SCADA challenges. Sandia’s SCADA Security Program leverages expertise developed over many years of experience in national security and securing high consequence systems.For more information, visit:

History of SCADA
SCADA Frequently Asked Questions

How […]

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SCADA Training Courses

Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems have become a critical component in the operation of the nation’s critical infrastructures, and they’re often overlooked when assessing information systems. Sandia is a leader in providing SCADA education and training for industry, government, and academia.

SCADA Assessment Training Course: Methodologies for assessing SCADA systems and an […]

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SCADA Documents

The following are a list of SCADA and related reports.
2010

Moses D. Schwartz, John Mulder, Jason Trent, William D. Atkins, Control System Devices: Architectures and Supply Channels Overview Tech. Rep. SAND2010-5183, Sandia National Laboratories, August 2010.

2009

Adrian R. Chavez, Position Paper: Protecting Process Control Systems against Lifecycle Attacks Using Trust Anchors Sandia National Laboratories, July 2009.

2008

U.S. Department […]

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National Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)

The National Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Test Bed is a DOE Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) -sponsored resource to help secure our nation’s energy control systems. It combines state-of-the-art operational system testing facilities with research, development, and training to discover and address critical security vulnerabilities and […]

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