Asia & Middle East

Asia

Cyber Security Research Division of the Electronics and Technology Research Institute of South Korea (ETRI)
Cyber Security Policy in Industrial Control System using Data Diodes

Published: February 2016

 Firewalls and other software-based technologies pose problems such as security vulnerabilities and low performance, and that unidirectional security gateways combine cyber-attack prevention with high performance. Read more.

National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity – Government of Japan (NISC)
The Basic Policy of Critical Information Infrastructure Protection (3rd Edition)

Published: May 2015

 The unique and unusual part of this standard is in the annexes at the end of the document. As the goal of the document is to “prevent serious effects on the public welfare and socioeconomic activities due to IT outages”. Read more.

Middle East

Qatar National Information Assurance (ICT QATAR)
National ICS Security Standard

Published: March 2014

 The document is an easier read than the NERC CIP standards, and is a mix of stronger and weaker requirements than CIP. Read more.