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Critical Control System Protection in the 21st Century
Found in: Computer
By Cristina Alcaraz,Sherali Zeadally
Issue Date:October 2013
pp. 74-83
Critical control systems manage many of today's critical infrastructures, whose continuous operation, maintenance, and protection are high national priorities for governments around the world. The authors present the fundamental architectural components of...
Wide-Area Situational Awareness for Critical Infrastructure Protection
Found in: Computer
By Cristina Alcaraz,Javier Lopez
Issue Date:April 2013
pp. 30-37
Despite successive attempts to protect critical infrastructures against incidents and malicious threats by using traditional situational awareness solutions, the complex and critical nature of these infrastructures makes this adaptation difficult. For this...
Managing Incidents in Smart Grids à la Cloud
Found in: Cloud Computing Technology and Science, IEEE International Conference on
By Cristina Alcaraz,Isaac Agudo,David Nuñez,Javier Lopez
Issue Date:December 2011
pp. 527-531
Over the last decade, the Cloud Computing paradigm has emerged as a panacea for many problems in traditional IT infrastructures. Much has been said about the potential of Cloud Computing in the context of the Smart Grid, but unfortunately it is still releg...
SenseKey -- Simplifying the Selection of Key Management Schemes for Sensor Networks
Found in: Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops, International Conference on
By Rodrigo Roman, Javier Lopez, Cristina Alcaraz, Hsiao-Hwa Chen
Issue Date:March 2011
pp. 789-794
Key Management Schemes (KMS) are a very important security mechanism for Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN), as they are used to manage the credentials (i.e. secret keys) that are needed by the security primitives. There is a large number of available KMS prot...