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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 109768383, Entry date: 10/08/2019
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SIMATIC IPC - Security Guidelines for Linux systems

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SIMATIC IPCs must meet the highest safety and reliability requirements for the control of machines and plants in industry. The measures proposed in this contribution increase the availability and IT security.

The SIMATIC Industrial OS operating system offers extensive options for configuring an IPC. The measures proposed in this contribution increase the availability and IT security of the operating system.

Solution
With the help of this configuration example, recommendations are given for necessary settings in order to minimize risks for IPCs in industrial environments. The topics of this document are divided into the chapters User Administration, Operation, Disk Settings, and Network Settings.  



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for SIMATIC Industrial OS V1.3
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Security, malware, malware programs, hacker attacks, manipulation, configuration, system configuration, Access rights, root rights, password, unauthorized