Cyber security of critical infrastructures

Matti Mantere, Kimmo Halunen, Heimo Pentikäinen

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    Abstract

    The cyber security of critical infrastructures (CI) has become a focal concern for a number of national and international actors, each with their own, specific interests [1, 2]. As CIs present a logical target for cyber warfare and cyber terrorism, cyber security is climbing the agenda across governments and organisations. Due to their very criticality, CIs are of keen interest to CI operators and military and intelligence organisations, as well as to terror groups seeking to cause harm through sabotage. The cyber security of CIs depends on the overall security of numerous interconnected sub-structures - achieving this demands profound expertise in all aspects of cyber security.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationResearch highlights in safety and security
    Place of PublicationEspoo
    PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
    Pages58-59
    ISBN (Electronic)978-951-38-8130-6
    ISBN (Print)978-951-38-8129-0
    Publication statusPublished - 2013
    MoE publication typeNot Eligible

    Publication series

    SeriesVTT Research Highlights
    Number10
    ISSN2242-1173

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    Mantere, M., Halunen, K., & Pentikäinen, H. (2013). Cyber security of critical infrastructures. In Research highlights in safety and security (pp. 58-59). VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. VTT Research Highlights, No. 10 http://www.vtt.fi/inf/pdf/researchhighlights/2013/R10.pdf