Critical Infrastructure in the Future City

Developing Secure and Resilient Cyber–Physical Systems
  • Hugh BoyesEmail author
  • Roy Isbell
  • Tim Watson
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8985)


Cities face serious challenges that affect competitiveness, sustainability and their occupants’ safety & security. In response, investment is made in city infrastructure projects. Given the complexity of the systems architecture, and interactions between physical and cyber domains, this paper shows how a multi-disciplinary approach can be adopted to address the challenges. It introduces an analysis methodology for use by multi-disciplinary teams to allow the dependencies and interactions of cyber–physical systems in physical–cyber environments to be explored. The analysis methodology offers a systematic way to study the cyber–physical systems and identify safety, security or resilience issues that need to be addressed in the systems design or operation.


Smart cities Cyber–physical systems Cyber security Resilience Trustworthy software Critical infrastructure Physical–cyber environment Future city 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cyber Security Centre, WMGUniversity of WarwickCoventryUK

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