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Resilience: What Is It, and How Much Do We Want?
May-June 2012 (vol. 10 no. 3)
pp. 72-75
Lorenzo Strigini, City University London
The word “resilience” is increasingly popular to designate some properties we want from systems. When we use this word, do we all mean the same concept? Or the same set of multiple concepts? How do we know when we've achieved it, or them, or a certain amount of them? To design systems, write contracts, or manage organizations, we need some common view about all this.

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Index Terms:
resilience, reliability, dependability, security, computer security, information and communication technology, ICT, sociotechnical systems, fault tolerance
Lorenzo Strigini, "Resilience: What Is It, and How Much Do We Want?," IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 72-75, May-June 2012, doi:10.1109/MSP.2012.74
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