The Need for a Transdisciplinary Approach to Security of Cyber Physical Infrastructure
Cyber-physical systems are an emerging domain of warfare, terrorism, and crime, while simultaneously being the platform and engine for economic, civil, and democratic development in the 21st century. The protection and sustainable growth of cyberspace is necessary for advancement of civilization and the pursuit of the noble goals of humanity. However, it has become common in the last decade to learn of cyber exploitations that threaten the safety and security of daily life as we know it.
KeywordsTransdisciplinary Approach Incident Response Central Processing Unit Critical Infrastructure Protection Process Control Technician
This paper would not have been possible without the generous support of Dr. Greg White from the Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security and the Society for Design and Process Science including Dr. Murat Tanik, Dr. John Carbone, Dr. Abidin Yildirim, and Stan Gatchel. The work to extend process and design science into primary, secondary and post secondary education realms is important and I am grateful for your recognition and encouragement. Diffusion of design and process science into the fabric of society is important to the economic and civil sustainability of the world.
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