Title: Integrating Cyber Attack within Fault Trees
Authors: NAI FOVINO IGORMASERA MARCELODECIAN Alessio
Citation: Risk, Reliability and Social Safety: Proceedings of the European Safety and Reliabilty Conference 2007 (Esrel 2007) p. 1-6
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Year: 2007
JRC N°: JRC36470
URI: http://www.esrel2007.com/programme.aspx; http://www.crcpress.co.uk/shopping_cart/products/product_detail.asp?id=&parent_id=&sku=SW7860&isbn=9780415447867&pc=
http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC36470
Type: Contributions to Conferences
Abstract: In this paper, a new method for quantitative security risk assessment of complex systems is presented, combining Fault Tree Analysis, traditionally used in reliability analysis, with the recently introduced Attack Tree Analysis, which allows the study of malicious attack patterns. The combined use of fault trees and attack trees helps the analyst to effectively face the security challenges posed by the introduction of modern ICT technologies in the control systems of critical infrastructures. Formal definitions of Fault Tree and Attack Tree are provided and a mathematical model for the calculation of system fault probabilities is presented.
JRC Institute:Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen

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