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Critical Infrastructure Protection IX

9th IFIP 11.10 International Conference, ICCIP 2015, Arlington, VA, USA, March 16-18, 2015, Revised Selected Papers

Critical Infrastructure Protection IX by Mason Rice
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Theinformation infrastructure---comprising computers, embedded devices, networksand software systems---is vital to day-to-day operations in every sector:information and telecommunications, banking and finance, energy, chemicals andhazardous materials, agriculture, food, water, public health, emergencyservices, transportation, postal and shipping, government and defense. Globalbusiness and industry, governments, indeed society itself, cannot functioneffectively if major components of the critical information infrastructure aredegraded, disabled or destroyed.

CriticalInfrastructure Protection describes original research results and innovativeapplications in the interdisciplinary field of critical infrastructureprotection.  Also, it highlights theimportance of weaving science, technology and policy in crafting sophisticated,yet practical, solutions that will help secure information, computer and networkassets in the various critical infrastructure sectors.  Areas of coverage include: Themes and Issues,Control Systems Security, Cyber-Physical Systems Security, InfrastructureSecurity, Infrastructure Modeling and Simulation, Risk and Impact Assessment.

Thisbook is the ninth volume in the annual series produced by the InternationalFederation for Information Processing (IFIP) Working Group 11.10 on CriticalInfrastructure Protection, an international community of scientists, engineers,practitioners and policy makers dedicated to advancing research, developmentand implementation efforts focused on infrastructure protection.  The book contains a selection of nineteenedited papers from the Ninth Annual IFIP WG 11.10 International Conference onCritical Infrastructure Protection, held at SRI International, Arlington,Virginia, USA in the spring of 2015.

CriticalInfrastructure Protection IX is an important resource for researchers, facultymembers and graduate students, as well as for policy makers, practitioners andother individuals with interests in homeland security.

MasonRice is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the Air Force Instituteof Technology, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, USA.

SujeetShenoi is the F.P. Walter Professor of Computer Science and a Professor ofChemical Engineering at the University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.

 

Springer International Publishing; November 2015
331 pages; ISBN 9783319265674
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Title: Critical Infrastructure Protection IX
Author: Mason Rice; Sujeet Shenoi