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Critical Infrastructure Protection VII

by Butts, Jonathan.
Authors: Shenoi, Sujeet.%editor. | SpringerLink (Online service) Series: IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, 1868-4238 ; . 417 Physical details: XVI, 227 p. 68 illus. online resource. ISBN: 3642453309 Subject(s): Computer science. | Data protection. | Computers %Law and legislation. | Information Systems. | Computer Science. | Systems and Data Security. | Management of Computing and Information Systems. | Legal Aspects of Computing. | Computers and Society.
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Political and Economic Implications of Authoritarian Control of the Internet -- Data Handling in the Smart Grid: Do We Know Enough? -- Design and Implementation of Industrial Control System -- ZigBee Device Verification for Securing Industrial Control and Building Automation Systems -- Defensive Rekeying Strategies for Physical-Layer-Monitored Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks -- A Distributed Real-Time Event Correlation Architecture for SCADA Security -- Protecting Infrastructure Assets from Real-Time and Run-Time Threats -- Anomaly Intrusion Detection in Liquid Pipelines Using Modeling, Co-Simulation and Dynamical Estimation -- Factors Impacting Attacker Decision-Making in Power Grid Cyber Attacks -- Timely Delivery of Messages in Positive Train Control -- Modeling Service Migration and Relocation in Mission-Critical Systems -- Cascading Effects of Common-Cause Failures in Critical Infrastructures -- A Platform for Disaster Response Planning with Interdependency Simulation Functionality -- Mission-Based Analysis for Assessing Cyber Risk in Critical Infrastructure Systems -- Assessing the Impact of Cyber Attacks on Interdependent Physical Systems.

The information infrastructure - comprising computers, embedded devices, networks and software systems - is vital to day-to-day operations in every sector: information and telecommunications, banking and finance, energy, chemicals and hazardous materials, agriculture, food, water, public health, emergency services, transportation, postal and shipping, government and defense. Global business and industry, governments, indeed society itself, cannot function effectively if major components of the critical information infrastructure are degraded, disabled or destroyed. Critical Infrastructure Protection VII describes original research results and innovative applications in the interdisciplinary field of critical infrastructure protection. Also, it highlights the importance of weaving science, technology and policy in crafting sophisticated, yet practical, solutions that will help secure information, computer and network assets in the various critical infrastructure sectors. Areas of coverage include: themes and issues; control systems security; infrastructure security; infrastructure modeling and simulation; and risk assessment. This book is the seventh volume in the annual series produced by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Working Group 11.10 on Critical Infrastructure Protection, an international community of scientists, engineers, practitioners and policy makers dedicated to advancing research, development and implementation efforts focused on infrastructure protection. The book contains a selection of fifteen edited papers from the Seventh Annual IFIP WG 11.10 International Conference on Critical Infrastructure Protection, held at George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA in the spring of 2013. Critical Infrastructure Protection VII is an important resource for researchers, faculty members and graduate students, as well as for policy makers, practitioners and other individuals with interests in homeland security. Jonathan Butts is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, USA. Sujeet Shenoi is the F.P. Walter Professor of Computer Science and a Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.

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