Title: Towards Standardisation Measures to Support the Security of Control and Real-Time Systems for Energy Critical Infrastructures
Authors: STEFANINI AlbertoMASERA Marcelo
Publisher: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities
Publication Year: 2008
JRC N°: JRC48180
ISSN: 1018-5593
Other Identifiers: EUR 23538 EN
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC48180
Type: EUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports
Abstract: This report outlines the context for control and real time systems vulnerability in the energy sector, their role in energy critical infrastructures and their emerging vulnerabilities as they were put in light by some recent episodes. Then it provides a survey on the current efforts to set up reference frameworks addressing the broad issue of supervisory and control systems security. It discusses the role of standards and outlines the reference approaches in that respect. The current attitude of Europe towards the issue of control systems security is discussed and compared with the US situation, based on a stakeholder consultation, and gaps and challenges are outlined. A set of recommendations for policy measures to address the issue is given.
JRC Directorate:Space, Security and Migration

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