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A Conceptual Nationwide Cyber Situational Awareness Framework for Critical Infrastructures

  • Hayretdin Bahşi
  • Olaf Manuel Maennel
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9417)

Abstract

Protection of critical infrastructures against cyber threats is perceived as an important aspect of national security by many countries. These perceptions have extended the technical and organizational aspects of cyber security domain. However, decision makers still suffer from the lack of appropriate decision support systems. This position paper presents a conceptual framework for a nationwide system that monitors the national critical infrastructures and provides cyber situational awareness knowledge to organizational and national level decision makers. A research agenda is proposed for the implementation of this framework.

Keywords

Cyber situational awareness Critical infrastructure 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hayretdin Bahşi
    • 1
  • Olaf Manuel Maennel
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Digital Forensics and Cyber SecurityTallinn University of TechnologyTallinnEstonia

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