Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection by M. Scott BurnsCybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection by M. Scott Burns

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection

byM. Scott Burns, Jane LeClair

Paperback | July 11, 2016

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Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection will be of particular use to those with a vested interest in the protection of critical infrastructures in the U.S. – its dams, chemical plants, emergency care facilities, energy plants, and nuclear facilities. Terrorists and rogue nation states have been relentless in attempts to gain access to those systems for nefarious purposes. This book provides an overview of the numerous cyber dangers our critical systems face, and discusses what can be done to secure those systems.

M. Scott Burns is a digital systems and cybersecurity project manager with First Energy Nuclear Operating Company. Formerly, he served as a reactor operator in the United States Navy.Jane LeClair, EdD, is the founder of Excelsior College's National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI), located in Washington, D.C.
Title:Cybersecurity and Infrastructure ProtectionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.17 inPublished:July 11, 2016Publisher:Hudson Whitman/ Excelsior College PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1944079920

ISBN - 13:9781944079925

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments viiChapter 1 Introduction 1Chapter 2 Governmental Initiatives for CriticalInfrastructure Protection 7Chapter 3 Physical and Perimeter Security Models 14Chapter 4 Cyber Attack Threat Actors andTheir Methods 23Chapter 5 The Ever-Changing Threat Landscape 43Chapter 6 Cybersecurity Defensive Architecturefor Nuclear Power Plants 51Chapter 7 Emerging Trends 61Chapter 8 Summary: Realistic Expectations 65References 67About the Authors 69