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Engineering of Complex Computer Systems, IEEE International Conference on (2006)
Stanford, California
Aug. 15, 2006 to Aug. 17, 2006
ISBN: 0-7695-2530-X
pp: 279-288
Norman F. Schneidewind , Naval Postgraduate School
ABSTRACT
This paper includes the conditional probability of security failures given the occurrence of reliability failures. To our knowledge, this is the first research to perform this type of integration of reliability and security. It was necessary for us to use hypothetical but realistic probability distributions and parameters because, unfortunately, cyber attack data is not publicly available. In our model, we calculate error rates between predicted and actual values of reliability and security quantities. We provide a discussion of the policy implications for mitigating reliability and security problems based on model results. Our approach is most applicable to critical infrastructure systems.
INDEX TERMS
Integration of security and reliability. Conditional probability of security failures. Policy implications resulting from model results.
CITATION

N. F. Schneidewind, "Reliability - Security Model," 11th IEEE International Conference on Engineering of Complex Computer Systems(ICECCS), Stanford, CA, 2006, pp. 279-288.
doi:10.1109/ICECCS.2006.1690377
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