Security Resource Center


White Papers: In Depth Research

  • Chemical Processing Special Report: Secure plan(t)

    In the decade before Stuxnet attacked process control systems in Iran, there were just five known supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) vulnerabilities for all control systems in the world, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

  • No More Risky Business With Virtual Patching

    Author: Honeywell

    Patching process control system software to remove security vulnerabilities is fraught with risk. System issues can be the result of installing a patch, but a system is also vulnerable without patching. Fortunately, virtual patching can improve the process

  • Cyber Security: A Perfect Storm

    Author: Honeywell

    As companies and industries increasingly rely on technology, security risks become greater. With growing numbers of Windows machines and increased scarcity of skilled technical resources, a “perfect storm” of cyber threats in production facilities is l

  • Application Whitelisting: Extend Your Security Arsenal

    Author: Honeywell

    As the security threat landscape continues to evolve, so must your response. With increasing numbers of attempted intrusions, cautionary tales of security breaches and the potential for resulting damages at your site, application whitelisting can be an imp

Timeless Resources

  • Background paper on science and security in an age of terrorism

    This National Academies background paper discusses general security issues and the role of the federal government. Learn about how the federal government and the science, engineering and health research community can work together to make everyone safer.