TUNE YOUR LOOP: Using the ANSI/ISA99 to Secure Your Control System

TUNE YOUR LOOP: Questions to keep you sharp.

Tune Your Loop is a series of posts consisting of questions from ISA Training Courses.

1. Which is of the following is NOT an element of the ISA99.00.02 – Selected Security Counter Measures group?

  1. Personnel Security
  2. Physical and Environmental Security
  3. Encryption Technology
  4. Network Segmentation

2. “Countermeasures” in cyber security are measures taken to:

  1. Eliminate system penetration by outsiders
  2. Confuse perimeter intrusion detectors
  3. Reduce the system’s risk of loss from vulnerabilities and threats
  4. Eliminate the risk of an inside attacker taking over a computer network

3. Why would a company issue security policies for industrial networks?

  1. To let outside intruders know the consequences of their actions.
  2. To clearly establish which department “owns” the network
  3. To guide a company’s cybersecurity department on how to catch security
  4. To communicate the responsibilities of users, management, IT staff for
    company security.

4. A key factor for the success of a cyber security program is:

  1. Security policy, objectives and activities that reflect business objectives.
  2. Strict rules that forbid interconnection of control system to business systems.
  3. The latest in security technologies.
  4. None of the above.


What are your answers before you read ahead?

1. c

2. c

3. d

4. a


From the ISA Course Using the ANSI/ISA99 to Secure Your Control System (IC32) pre-instructional survey.

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