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Title: Secure ICCP Final Report

Abstract

Inter-Control Center Communications Protocol (ICCP), defined by the IEC 60870-6 TASE.2 standard, was developed to enable data exchange over wide area networks between electric system entities, including utility control centers, Independent System Operators (ISOs), Regional Transmission Operators (RTOs) and Independent Power Producers (IPP) also known as Non-Utility Generators (NUG). ICCP is an unprotected protocol, and as a result is vulnerable to such actions as integrity violation, interception or alteration, spoofing, and eavesdropping. Because of these vulnerabilities with unprotected ICCP communication, security enhancements, referred to as Secure ICCP, have been added and are included in the ICCP products that utilities have received since 2003 when the standard was defined. This has resulted in an ICCP product whose communication can be encrypted and authenticated to address these vulnerabilities.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1436849
Report Number(s):
PNNL-26729
830403000
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING; CEDS; Cybersecurity; Energy; Delivery; Systems; Secure ICCP

Citation Formats

Rice, Mark J., Bonebrake, Christopher A., Dayley, Greg K., and Becker, Larry J. Secure ICCP Final Report. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.2172/1436849.
Rice, Mark J., Bonebrake, Christopher A., Dayley, Greg K., & Becker, Larry J. Secure ICCP Final Report. United States. doi:10.2172/1436849.
Rice, Mark J., Bonebrake, Christopher A., Dayley, Greg K., and Becker, Larry J. Fri . "Secure ICCP Final Report". United States. doi:10.2172/1436849. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1436849.
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title = {Secure ICCP Final Report},
author = {Rice, Mark J. and Bonebrake, Christopher A. and Dayley, Greg K. and Becker, Larry J.},
abstractNote = {Inter-Control Center Communications Protocol (ICCP), defined by the IEC 60870-6 TASE.2 standard, was developed to enable data exchange over wide area networks between electric system entities, including utility control centers, Independent System Operators (ISOs), Regional Transmission Operators (RTOs) and Independent Power Producers (IPP) also known as Non-Utility Generators (NUG). ICCP is an unprotected protocol, and as a result is vulnerable to such actions as integrity violation, interception or alteration, spoofing, and eavesdropping. Because of these vulnerabilities with unprotected ICCP communication, security enhancements, referred to as Secure ICCP, have been added and are included in the ICCP products that utilities have received since 2003 when the standard was defined. This has resulted in an ICCP product whose communication can be encrypted and authenticated to address these vulnerabilities.},
doi = {10.2172/1436849},
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number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {Fri Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
month = {Fri Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2017}
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