Recommendations for Ensuring Cyber Protection of Industrial Control Systems of Energy Sector

M.Yu. Komarov, Cand. Tech. Sci., S.F. Honchar, Dr. Tech. Sci., A.V. Onyskova,
O.O. Bakalynskyi, Cand. Tech. Sci., D.V. Pakholchenko, graduate student
Pukhov Institute for Modelling in Energy Engineering
of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Ukraine, 03164, Kyiv, Str. General Naumov 15
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Èlektron. model. 2022, 44(5):61-72


One of the factors of the state's ability to ensure the security of its own resources and assets in the conditions of an international political crisis and an ongoing hybrid war is the ability to provide cyber protection of critical information infrastructure facilities, such as enterprises of the energy industry, chemical industry, industrial production, etc. Therefore, the cyber security of a critical structure consists primarily in ensuring the protection of technological processes from any unauthorized informational influences that cause incorrect execution of technological processes. On the basis of NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) Special Publication 800-53, basic recommendations for ensuring cyber protection of automated technological process control systems are provided.


cyber security, cyber protection, Industrial Control Systems, energy sector, re­commendations.


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