Security in the Industrial Internet of Things - The C-SEC Approach

Jose Romero-Mariona, Roger Hallman, Megan Kline, John San Miguel, Maxine Major, Lawrence Kerr


A revolutionary development in machine-to-machine communications, the “Internet of Things” (IoT) is often characterized as an evolution of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) networks. SCADA networks have been used for machine-to-machine communication and controlling automated processes since before the widespread use of the Internet. The adoption of open internet protocols within these systems has created unforeseen security vulnerabilities. In this paper we detail the Cyber-SCADA Evaluation Capability (C-SEC), a US Department of Defense research effort aimed at securing SCADA networks. We also demonstrate how the C-SEC framework could enhance the security posture of the emerging IoT paradigm.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Romero-Mariona J., Hallman R., Kline M., San Miguel J., Major M. and Kerr L. (2016). Security in the Industrial Internet of Things - The C-SEC Approach . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Internet of Things and Big Data - Volume 1: IoTBD, ISBN 978-989-758-183-0, pages 421-428. DOI: 10.5220/0005877904210428

in Bibtex Style

author={Jose Romero-Mariona and Roger Hallman and Megan Kline and John San Miguel and Maxine Major and Lawrence Kerr},
title={Security in the Industrial Internet of Things - The C-SEC Approach},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Internet of Things and Big Data - Volume 1: IoTBD,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Internet of Things and Big Data - Volume 1: IoTBD,
TI - Security in the Industrial Internet of Things - The C-SEC Approach
SN - 978-989-758-183-0
AU - Romero-Mariona J.
AU - Hallman R.
AU - Kline M.
AU - San Miguel J.
AU - Major M.
AU - Kerr L.
PY - 2016
SP - 421
EP - 428
DO - 10.5220/0005877904210428