Infrastructure Resilience - ELVIRA
The Elvira project develops time-based infrastructure dependency analysis for the power-grid to model risk assessment and resilience index, which assist decision makers in anticipating failures and their cascading effects.
Joint ISF Workshop on
Protection of Critical Infrastructures
Stockholm, 7A Centralen, Vasagatan 7, 2018-10-16, 9:00-16:00
Critical infrastructure such as the power grid, the traffic network, healthcare, water supply and others are vital for keeping the society striving. The Joint ISF Workshop presents and discusses intermediate results from two Swedish projects funded by the Internal Security Funds (ISF). Both projects investigate methods to better protect Swedish critical infrastructures in a complementary way:
ELVIRA: This project investigates methods to forecast cascading effects of cyber attacks on the Swedish power grid. A combined model of the IT and power grid components is developed from which simulation models are derived to assess the vulnerability of the power grid. The project is carried out by the University of Skövde and Combitech AB.
CENCIP ISF: This project investigates the dependencies between several critical infrastructures such as the communications network and the power grid and how disruptions have an effect on the well-being of the society. This project is carried out by the University of Lund.
Hence, CENCIP ISF and ELVIRA are complementing each other. ELVIRA focusses on a single (but complex) critical infrastructure upon which many other infrastructures depend upon. CENCIP ISF has a comprehensive view and assess the effects of disruptions in certain critical infrastructure on the society.
Together, the projects create a knowledge base on how to protect critical infrastructures against attacks or natural threats. This knowledge is made available to decision makers and to operators of critical infrastructures. This workshop is part of our effort to pass on the knowledge gained so far. You also have the opportunity to assess our project results and provide guidance on where we should put invest our efforts in order to provide solutions relevant to your infrastructure protection needs.
Participation of infrastructure domain experts to this workshop is free but requires a registration. The number of seats is limited, so we ask you to register no later than October 1st by expressing your interest to
Eva.Nero@combitech.se, subject line: “Joint ISF-Workshop 2018”
Please include information about special food requirements (vegetarian,...) in the registration mail.
Further information about the workshop is made available via our website http://www.his.se/elvira/
Assessing the vulnerability of power grids to cyber attacks
This talk introduces the goals of the EU ISF project ELVIRA on protecting critical infrastructure. The project started in March 2017 and aims at the development of methods and tools to analyze cascading effects of cyber attacks in the Swedish power grid. We shall demonstrate partial prototypes for modeling smart power grids and for simulating the effects of cyber attacks on them.
“CENCIP invited talk”
“State of the art protection of power grid components”
8:30 - 9:00 Registration
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome
9:15 - 10:00 ELVIRA Presentation (Threat Modeling, Simulator, Taxonomy)
10:00 - 10:15 Coffee
10:15 - 11:00: Invited talk N.N.
11:00 - 12:00 Discussion: New challenges for cyber security in power grids
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
CENCIP ISF Project
13:15 - 14:00 LUND Presentation
14:00 - 14:45 Invited talk N.N.
14:45 - 15:00: Coffee
15:00 - 15:45 Final discussion
15:45 - 16:00 Summary
16:00 - 17:00 Informal chats (”Mingle”)
Welcome to the workshop in Stockholm!
Jianguo Ding, University of Skövde, Sweden
Jonas Johansson, University of Lund, Sweden
Financed by: The European Union - The Internal Security Fund