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Inter-dependency Assessment in the ICT-PS Network: The MIA Project Results

  • Emiliano Casalicchio
  • Sandro Bologna
  • Luigi Brasca
  • Stefano Buschi
  • Emanuele Ciapessoni
  • Gregorio D’Agostino
  • Vincenzo Fioriti
  • Federico Morabito
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6712)

Abstract

Inter-dependency evaluation through quantitative approaches is one of the open challenges in Critical Infrastructure Protection. The incapability to conduct appropriate networks inter-dependencies measurements undermines the possibility that the Critical Infrastructures protection programs can correctly assign resources and efforts for mitigation solutions targeted to the most important risks.

This paper describes the approach and metrics used in the “Methodology for Interdependencies Assessment” EU Project to asses inter-dependencies in ICT and Power System networks. The major project finding, metrics applicability results and scalability issues are described in the paper.

Keywords

Physical Dependency Critical Infrastructure Power System Network Critical Infrastructure Protection Outage Duration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Emiliano Casalicchio
    • 1
  • Sandro Bologna
    • 2
  • Luigi Brasca
    • 3
  • Stefano Buschi
    • 4
  • Emanuele Ciapessoni
    • 3
  • Gregorio D’Agostino
    • 2
  • Vincenzo Fioriti
    • 2
  • Federico Morabito
    • 1
  1. 1.Dep. of Comp. ScienceUniversity of Rome Tor VergataItaly
  2. 2.UTMEA-CAL UnitENEARomeItaly
  3. 3.SSE - Power System Development Dept.ERSE SpaMilanItaly
  4. 4.Booz & Company ItaliaMilanoItaly

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