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Ch 6: Implementing Secure Zones & Conduits in Industrial Networks

About This Chapter

Whether you are in a program to learn about information technology, or you're already an IT pro, this chapter can be used to learn more about security zones and conduits. Users of this chapter will quickly master this important topic.

Implementing Secure Zone and Conduits in Industrial Networks - Chapter Summary

Those in the field of network security must have a clear understanding of how to identify and establish a security zone. In this chapter, IT professionals, students, and those seeking advanced knowledge of this topic will be able to develop a solid understanding of steps, processes, and best practices related to security zones and conduits. Quizzes after each lesson can ensure mastery. Be sure to take the final chapter exam to ensure your overall understanding and readiness to move on. After you have studied these materials, you should be able to:

  • Discuss why security zones are important and the goals in their establishment
  • Describe security zones and conduits that are specific to industrial networks
  • Utilize a process for the classification and identification of security zones
  • Understand segmented zones and conduits and talk about the steps to establish them

5 Lessons in Chapter 6: Implementing Secure Zones & Conduits in Industrial Networks
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Security Zones: Definition & Purpose

1. Security Zones: Definition & Purpose

In this lesson, we will define a security zone and discuss the importance of these zones. We will also discuss the goals of a security zone and how they are established.

Security Zones & Conduits in Industrial Networks: Definition, Importance & Examples

2. Security Zones & Conduits in Industrial Networks: Definition, Importance & Examples

How would you describe security zones and conduits within the framework of industrial systems and networks? What is the original aim of their creation? We will be discussing all that in this lesson and providing some examples.

Identifying & Classifying Security Zones in Critical Infrastructure: Process & Examples

3. Identifying & Classifying Security Zones in Critical Infrastructure: Process & Examples

Security zones are very important in industrial networks. In this lesson, you'll learn about the process of classifying and identifying security zones and conduits within a critical infrastructure system.

Segmenting Security Zones & Conduits in Critical Infrastructure: Best Practices & Methods

4. Segmenting Security Zones & Conduits in Critical Infrastructure: Best Practices & Methods

How does one carry out an industrial network's segmentation with regard to its critical infrastructure? In this lesson we will be delving into the proxy, DMZ and other appropriate methods, such as granular zoning.

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

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

In this lesson, we will look into the world of security zones and conduits within an industrial network. We will learn the steps to classify assets into specific zones and look at some examples of conduit control assets.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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