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5.1 Reconciliation of threats with OPC UA security mechanisms ToC Previous Next

5.1.11 Compromising user credentials ToC Previous Next

See 4.3.11 for a description of this threat.

OPC UA protects user credentials sent over the network by encryption as described in 5.2.5.

OPC UA depends upon the site CSMS to protect against other attacks to gain user credentials, such as password guessing or social engineering.

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