A Security Framework for Systems-of-Systems

  • Dhiah el Diehn I. Abou-Tair
  • Sahel Alouneh
  • Ala Khalifeh
  • Roman Obermaisser
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 474)


Systems of systems have been used recently in many complex scenarios to simplify network communication, resources allocation and management. Given the dynamic and heterogeneous nature of systems of systems, providing security in such an environment is challenging and requires significant management and processing resources. In this paper, a security framework based on the Multi-Label Switching Protocol is proposed, which not only provides the network with connectivity, reliability and Quality of Service, but also adds several security features such as traffic separation and isolation with minimal management and configuration overhead. Furthermore, a more advanced security configuration based on the integration of IPsec and Multi-Label Switching Protocol is proposed.


Systems of Systems Security framework MPLS 



The authors acknowledge the financial support of the Deanship of Scientific Research at the German Jordanian University for the presented work in this paper.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dhiah el Diehn I. Abou-Tair
    • 1
  • Sahel Alouneh
    • 1
  • Ala Khalifeh
    • 1
  • Roman Obermaisser
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Electrical Engineering and Information TechnologyGerman Jordanian UniversityAmmanJordan
  2. 2.Chair of Embedded SystemsUniversity of SiegenSiegenGermany

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