Establishing Security Zones & Conduits in Industrial Networks: Steps, Controls & Examples


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Physical proximity is _____.

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1. Determining the level of trust required for accessing an asset is _____.

2. A security conduit _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Establishing security zones and conduits on an industrial network can be a daunting task due to some of the ambiguous relationships between assets. You will be quizzed on common guidelines used when establishing zones.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the following topics:

  • Physical proximity
  • Level of trust as a determinant for accessing an asset
  • Description of a security conduit
  • What HMI is
  • The importance of firewalls

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define security conduit and HMI
  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on industrial networks and security zones
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about firewalls

Additional Learning

To learn more about establishing industrial network security zones and conduits, review the accompanying lesson called Establishing Security Zones & Conduits in Industrial Networks: Steps, Controls & Examples. This lesson addresses the following:

  • The steps involved in establishing security zones
  • Relative importance of the elements to consider
  • The role of security conduits in security zones
  • An example showing two commonly occurring zones