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Title: Policy-based secure communication with automatic key management for industrial control and automation systems

A method includes generating at least one access vector associated with a specified device in an industrial process control and automation system. The specified device has one of multiple device roles. The at least one access vector is generated based on one or more communication policies defining communications between one or more pairs of devices roles in the industrial process control and automation system, where each pair of device roles includes the device role of the specified device. The method also includes providing the at least one access vector to at least one of the specified device and one or more other devices in the industrial process control and automation system in order to control communications to or from the specified device.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1333212
Report Number(s):
9,503,478
14/309,251
DOE Contract Number:
OE0000544
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Jun 19
Research Org:
Honeywell International Inc. Morris Plains, NJ (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS