Group studies infrastructure security

Wednesday, 9 March 2005, 12:25 PM EST

The Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection, a consortium of two dozen cybersecurity organizations charged with coordinating a national research and development program, last week began a $8.5 million, two-year research program for securing computer-based systems that control critical infrastructures, such as dams.

The federally-funded consortium, known as I3P, will support basic research to understand supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems and produce technology products to mitigate any flaws in those systems.

By Dibya Sarkar at FCW.

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