Security Management: Modelling Critical Infrastructure

ABSTRACT

Secure management of Australia’s commercial critical infrastructure presents ongoing challenges to owners and the government. Currently a high-level information sharing collaboration between the government and business manages complex security issues, but critical infrastructure protection also lacks a scalable model exhibiting the overall structure of critical infrastructure at various levels, sectors and sub-sectors. This research builds on the work of Marasea and Warren (2003) to establish a representative model of Australia’s critical infrastructure; discusses the boundaries between critical infrastructures, and considers the existence and potential influence of critical infrastructure relationships.


AUTHORS

School of Information Systems, Deakin University
Australia

Graeme Pye is a Lecturer with the School of Information Systems, Deakin University, Australia. He has successfully completed a PhD in critical infrastructure security and system modelling that involved developing a method utilising system security analysis and modelling at the School of Information Systems, Deakin University, Australia. Graeme is now continuing with further research as an early career researcher at the School of Information Systems and his research is continuing to focus on investigating the security aspects of Australian critical infrastructure and the relationships between associated infrastructures. Although, he is also interested in Information Warfare and benchmarking information security in business.

School of Information Systems,Deakin University, Melbourne
Australia

Matt Warren Ph.D, is a senior information systems lecturer in the Department of Computing & Mathematics, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia. He specializes in computer security and information warfare. He is a member of Australian Standards Committee IT/12/4 Security Techniques and is the Australian Representative on IFIP 11 WG11 – Security Management. Matthew has published numerous pages in the area of Information Warfare and is co-author of Information Warfare: Corporate Attack and Defence in the Digital Age.

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C2
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