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Strategies to Improve Critical Infrastructures Robustness Against the IEMI Threat: A Review of Relevant Standards and Guidelines on the Topic

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9578)

Abstract

This paper aims to provide a brief overview of relevant standards, procedures and guidelines to standard bodies to manage the impact of the Intentional ElectroMagnetic Interference (IEMI) threat. It also provides guidelines for CI operators on how to reduce their exposure on IEMI hazards.

Keywords

IEMI Standards Guidelines Critical infrastructures protection 

Notes

Acknowledgment

The research leading to these results has been implemented in the framework of the Project STRUCTURES co-funded by the European Union Seventh Framework Programme under grant agreement n 285257.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Complex Systems and Security LabUniversità Campus Bio-Medico di RomaRomeItaly
  2. 2.Telecommunication Engineering GroupUniversity of TwenteEnschedeThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Department of ElectronicsUniversity of YorkYorkUK

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