Towards a Standardised Cross-Sector Information Exchange on Present Risk Factors

  • Felix Flentge
  • Césaire Beyel
  • Erich Rome
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5141)


Information sharing between companies within the field of critical infrastructures seems necessary to reduce the risk of failures. However, there are a couple of factors like sensitivity of the information or the difficulties of cross-sector communication hindering an effective information exchange. Therefore, it is suggested to develop a standardised language for the purpose of cross-sector information exchange that takes these factors into account. The paper presents some concepts for such an information exchange and sketches a Risk Management Language (RML) that could be used for this purpose.


Critical Infrastructure Protection Information Sharing Risk Communication 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Felix Flentge
    • 1
  • Césaire Beyel
    • 2
  • Erich Rome
    • 2
  1. 1.Telecooperation GroupTechnische Universität DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany
  2. 2.Fraunhofer-Institute Intelligent Analysis and Information SystemsSankt AugustinGermany

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