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China Summary Translation: 'Three Ways to Plan for a Successful Industrial IoT Penetration Test'

Published: 19 May 2017

ID: G00328175

Analyst(s): Saniye Alaybeyi , Roger Sheng

Summary

Cybersecurity penetration testing in industrial IoT settings requires deep subject matter expertise. For a successful penetration test, security and risk management leaders must take into account process-specific considerations during rules of engagement planning, negotiation and tester interviews.

Table Of Contents

主要挑战

建议

Three Ways to Plan for a Successful Industrial IoT Penetration Test

  • Impacts
  • Recommendations

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Not all penetration testers have real process control system experience that is required for a successful industrial penetration testing, creating selection challenges for security and risk management leaders
  • Industrial penetration tests that do not leverage the physics payload are ineffective, giving rise to failed expectations for industrial security and risk leaders
  • Industrial penetration-testing engagements fail to meet the goals of security and risk leaders due to loosely defined rules of engagement

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