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      Towards Agile Industrial Control Systems Incident Response

      3rd International Symposium for ICS & SCADA Cyber Security Research 2015 (ICS-CSR 2015) (ICS-CSR)
      Industrial Control System & SCADA Cyber Security Research (ICS-CSR)
      17 - 18 September 2015
      security incident, industrial control systems, agile, incident response


            The integration of Industrial Control Systems (ICS) with IT systems has increased the ICS’ exposure to cyber threats.We have seen a tremendous increase in the number of security incidents happened to ICS in the past five years. This requires the ICS to provide effective incident response capabilities to counteract security attacks. Previous research on ICS incident response has been focusing on incident detection and analysis. This paper examines the current ICS incident response procedure from a managerial perspective, identifies the unique characteristics of ICS incident response and proposes a framework to improve incident response capabilities. In particular, it evaluates the benefit of agile values to address specific characteristics of ICS Incident Response. This foundational work sets the scene for future research to apply agile practices into ICS Incident Response.


            Author and article information

            September 2015
            September 2015
            : 95-98
            [0001]Cyber Security Centre

            De Montfort University

            The Gateway House

            Leicester, UK
            [0002]Software Technology Research Laboratory

            De Montfort University

            The Gateway House

            Leicester, UK
            © He et al. Published by BCS Learning & Development Ltd. Proceedings of the 3 rd International Symposium for ICS & SCADA Cyber Security Research 2015

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            3rd International Symposium for ICS & SCADA Cyber Security Research 2015 (ICS-CSR 2015)
            17 - 18 September 2015
            Electronic Workshops in Computing (eWiC)
            Industrial Control System & SCADA Cyber Security Research (ICS-CSR)

            1477-9358 BCS Learning & Development

            Self URI (article page): https://www.scienceopen.com/hosted-document?doi=10.14236/ewic/ICS2015.11
            Self URI (journal page): https://ewic.bcs.org/
            Electronic Workshops in Computing

            Applied computer science,Computer science,Security & Cryptology,Graphics & Multimedia design,General computer science,Human-computer-interaction
            security incident,industrial control systems,agile,incident response


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