WIT Press

Critical Infrastructure Security

Assessment, Prevention, Detection, Response

Edited By: F. FLAMMINI, Italy

Price

$260.00 (free shipping)

ISBN

978-1-84564-562-5

eISBN

978-1-84564-563-2

Pages

325

Transaction Series

WIT Transactions on State-of-the-art in Science and Engineering

Transaction Volume

54

Published

2012

Format

Hardback

The most comprehensive handbook on critical infrastructures (CI), addressing both logical and physical security from an engineering point of view. The book surveys state-of-the-art methodologies and tools for CI analysis as well as strategies and technologies for CI protection.

The topic coverage of the book includes:

  • Historical background on threats to critical infrastructures
  • Model-based risk evaluation and management approaches
  • Vulnerability assessment and security surveys
  • Federated simulation for interdependency analysis
  • Security operator training and emergency preparedness
  • Intelligent multimedia (audio-video) surveillance
  • Terahertz body scanners for weapon and explosive detection
  • Security system design (intrusion detection / access control)
  • Dependability and resilience of computer networks (SCADA / cyber-security)
  • Wireless smart-sensor networks and structural health monitoring
  • Information systems for crisis response and emergency management
  • Early warning, situation awareness and decision support software

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