Critical Infrastructure in Finance PARSIFAL Recommendations

  • Bernhard M. Hämmerli
  • Henning H. Arendt


The PARSIFAL projekt (Protection and Trust in Financial Infrastructures) project is a Coordination Action funded within the FP7 European Research Programme Joint Call for Information and Communications Technologies and Critical Infrastructure Protection. Project Coordinator is ATOS Origin Sae/Spain, partners are ACRIS GmbH/Switzerland, @bc® – Arendt Business Consulting/Germany, Avoco Secure Ltd,(UK, EDGE International BV/Netherlands, Waterford Institute of Technology/Ireland. This article summarizes the recommendations for future research how to better protect Critical Financial Infrastructures (CFI) in Europe. It should be a valuable guidance to initiate projects that address these stakeholders’ recommendations.


Critical Infrastructure Financial Industry Denial Ofservice Coordination Action Business Continuity 
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    European Commission CORDIS FP7
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    Challenges for the Protection of Critical ICT-Based Financial Infrastructures
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    European Central Bank Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, opening speech of a PARSIFAL-workshop 16-17 March 2009
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    2nd PARSIFAL Workshop “Securing the Future Critical Financial ICT-Infrastructure”, 1 December 2009
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    1st PARSIFAL Workshop “Securing the Future Critical Financial ICT-Infrastructure”, 16-17 March 2009
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    FC10 Financial Cryptography and Data Security ‘10, Fourteenth International Conference, 25–28 January 2010
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    La Universidad de La Laguna celebra el XIV Congreso de Criptografía financiera, el primero que se celebra en Europa Europa Press, 24 January 2010 (in Spanish)
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    Protection and Trust in Financial Infrastructures (PARSIFAL) Project Summary and Recommendations European Finance Forum (in German)

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernhard M. Hämmerli
    • 1
  • Henning H. Arendt
  1. 1.Acris GmbH & HSLUMannheim

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