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Securing Communication between SCADA Master Station and Mobile Remote Components

  • Rosslin John Robles
  • Gil-Cheol Park
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 200)

Abstract

Conventional SCADA communications has been fixed Point-to-Multipoint serial communications over lease line or private radio systems. Mobility of Remote Components can widen the coverage and can make SCADA more powerful and more efficient. Instead of a steady sensor which can only gather limited information, the mobile sensor can cover larger space and gather more specific information. In this paper, we discussed the architecture of a traditional SCADA system, its evolution, the web SCADA and presented a new setup which utilizes remote components. We also suggested the use of Symmetric-Key Encryption to secure the communication between these components.

Keywords

SCADA Control Systems Communication Encryption Security 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rosslin John Robles
    • 1
  • Gil-Cheol Park
    • 1
  1. 1.Multimedia Engineering DepartmentHannam UniversityDaejeonKorea

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