ICS Dependencies (& Architecture): External Physical Systems

A category in the Common Weakness Enumeration published by The MITRE Corporation.


Summary

Categories in the Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) group entries based on some common characteristic or attribute.

Weaknesses in this category are related to the "External Physical Systems" category from the SEI ETF "Categories of Security Vulnerabilities in ICS" as published in March 2022. Note: members of this category include "Nearest IT Neighbor" recommendations from the report, as well as suggestions by the CWE team. These relationships are likely to change in future CWE versions.

Weaknesses

Improper Protections Against Hardware Overheating

A hardware device is missing or has inadequate protection features to prevent overheating.

Reliance on Uncontrolled Component

The product's design or architecture is built from multiple separate components, but one or more components are not under complete control of the developer, such as a ...

Concepts

Weaknesses in SEI ETF Categories of Security Vulnerabilities in ICS

CWE entries in this view (graph) are associated with the Categories of Security Vulnerabilities in ICS, as published by the Securing Energy Infrastructure Executive Ta...

See Also

  1. Categories of Security Vulnerabilities in ICS

    Securing Energy Infrastructure Executive Task Force (SEI ETF)


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