16. Security and Resilience Challenges for the Critical Infrastructures of the Communications Sector

By Federica Battisti | Marco Carli | Federica Pascucci | Mirjam Fehling-Kaschek | Rodoula Makri | Maria Belesioti | Ioannis Chochliouros | Ioan Constatin | Xiao-Si Wang

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Published: 17 Sep 2020

© 2020 Federica Battisti | Marco Carli | Federica Pascucci | Mirjam Fehling-Kaschek | Rodoula Makri | Maria Belesioti | Ioannis Chochliouros | Ioan Constatin | Xiao-Si Wang

Abstract

This chapter introduces the main challenges for critical infrastructures in the communication sector. Specifically, the chapter will review the current threats that arise upon cyber and physical systems interconnection. At the same time, security strategies exploiting both the features (cyber and physical) of critical infrastructures will be introduced.