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6.5: Assessment

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    Indicate whether the statement is true or false.

    ____ 1. Security testing on SCADA systems, if not performed correctly, can disrupt operations.


    Multiple Choice

    Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

    ____ 2. Which of the following is not a main category of SCADA systems?

    a. Legacy/Proprietary c. Legacy/Common
    b. Modern/Common d. Modern/Proprietary


    ____ 3. Which of the following tests attempts to actually exploit weaknesses in the system?

    a. Vulnerability assessment c. Risk assessment
    b. Penetration test d. Regression testing


    ____ 4. Which of the following is not a vulnerability associated with a control system?

    a. Discovery of unique numbers (point reference numbers) in use c. Legacy systems that have not been updated
    b. Wireless access points that do not provide authentication to the network d. All are vulnerabilities



    Match the following assessment tools with their descriptions.

    A. CSET D. Wireshark
    B. Nessus E. Snort
    C. Packet sniffer F. Nmap/netstat

    ____ 5. Popular vulnerability scanner

    ____ 6. An intrustion detection system

    ____ 7. Used to identify open TCP/UDP ports

    ____ 8. DHS tool used to assess an ICS’s security posture

    ____ 9. Packet sniffing tool

    ____ 10. Generic term for a tool used to examine network communications




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