Gap-and-IMECA-Based Assessment of I&C Systems Cyber Security

  • Vyacheslav Kharchenko
  • Anton Andrashov
  • Vladimir Sklyar
  • Andriy Kovalenko
  • Olexandr Siora
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 170)


This chapter presents an approach to cyber security assessment, which is based on Gap Analysis (GA) and Intrusion Modes and Effects Criticality Analysis (IMECA) techniques, applicable to complex Instrumentation and Control (I&C) systems, including safety-critical FPGA-based I&C systems. Elements of the GA-and-IMECA procedure of assessment are proposed. As an example, the proposed approach and technique are considered in the context of assessing the cyber security properties of FPGA-based I&C systems, taking into account vulnerabilities of products and discrepancies of appropriate processes.


Life Cycle Stage Life Cycle Model Life Cycle Process VHDL Code Field Programmable Gate Array Chip 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vyacheslav Kharchenko
    • 1
    • 2
  • Anton Andrashov
    • 3
  • Vladimir Sklyar
    • 3
  • Andriy Kovalenko
    • 2
  • Olexandr Siora
    • 3
  1. 1.National Aerospace University ”KhAI”KharkovUkraine
  2. 2.Centre for Safety Infrastructure-Oriented Research and AnalysisKharkovUkraine
  3. 3.Research and Production Corporation ”Radiy”KirovogradUkraine

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