Category: "Cyber Security"

About the cyber-security category

  17:38, by Hagai Bar-El   , 59 words
Categories: Cyber Security

The Cybersecurity category is devoted to articles discussing the protection of critical infrastructure, and other homeland-security related topics. The term "Cybersecurity" is often abused, in my opinion, and is sometimes stretched to cover everything that normally falls into the wide domain of network security. When categorizing the essays in this blog I will stick to the narrower definition above.

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  2011-07-30

Handling the Security Aspect of Smart Grid Product Purchasing

  23:33, by Hagai Bar-El   , 1581 words
Categories: Security Engineering, Cyber Security

Smart Grid security is one of the new emerging fields of security. Everybody knows that the new generation of electricity grids requires a new level of security against cyber-wars, cyber-terrorism, and all the rest. Yet, for the purchaser of Smart Grid solutions, it is not always obvious where to start and that to require. The topic is wide, complex, and not very well documented. I do not intend to write a compendium here, but I will share my perspective on how an integrator, or purchaser, may prefer to approach the problem of evaluating Smart Grid solutions from the security perspective.

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  2011-01-28

Cyber-war Risk Exaggerated?

  23:02, by Hagai Bar-El   , 700 words
Categories: Security Policies, Cyber Security, Counter-media

A ZDNet article, Cyber-war risk is exaggerated, says OECD study, points to what seems as a thorough study that concluded with the stated result. I never read this study, but from the article one can point one point in which it is probably right and one point in which it is probably wrong.

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