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Faults and Cyber Attacks Detection in Critical Infrastructures

  • Yannis SoupionisEmail author
  • Stavros Ntalampiras
  • Georgios Giannopoulos
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8985)

Abstract

In this paper we study the case of Critical Infrastructures (CIs), and especially power grid systems, which nowadays rely on computers and the Internet for their operation. We propose a combinatorial method for automatic detection and classification of faults and cyber-attacks, when there is limited data from the power grid nodes due to cyber implications. We design an experimental platform consisting of a power grid simulator and a cyber network emulator in order to demonstrate the efficiency of the proposed method.

Keywords

Critical infrastructures Cyber security Fault diagnosis LTI modeling 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yannis Soupionis
    • 1
    Email author
  • Stavros Ntalampiras
    • 1
  • Georgios Giannopoulos
    • 1
  1. 1.Security Technology Assessment Unit, European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen (IPSC)IspraItaly

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