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Systems Engineering / Pressure Equipment: Functional Safety at Your Plant Requires IT Security (Whitepaper) (31.03.2016)

When the Stuxnet computer worm attacked programmable logic controllers (PLCs) at Iranian nuclear facilities running an integrated solution, centrifuges were commanded to literally rip themselves apart.

Based on this and two other examples this whitepaper demonstrate the need for specific IT security improvements and raise larger questions about the relationship between cybersecurity and plant safety.

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