Logo CRITIS'08
3rd International Workshop on Critical Information Infrastructures Security
October 13-15, 2008, Frascati (Rome), Italy



CRITIS'08 Program (Draft August 11th, 2008) - PDF format

12:00 Open registration desk
14:15 Welcome address
Dr. Mauro Masi - General Secretary - Italian Prime Minister Office

Prof. Luigi Paganetto - President ENEA

Prof. Salvatore Tucci - President AIIC
14:45 Invited Talk 1
  "Modelling and Simulation of Critical Infrastructure"
   Prof. Erol Gelenbe - Imperial College (UK)
15:30 Session 1 - Modeling and Simulation
Chaired by Erol Gelenbe (Imperial College, UK)
Blackouts in power transmission networks due to spatially localized load anomalies
   Carla Dionisi1, Francesca Mariani1, Maria Cristina Recchioni2, Francesco Zirilli 1
    1 UniversitÓ di Roma "La Sapienza" (Italy)
    2 UniversitÓ Politecnica delle Marche (Italy)
Stability of a distributed generation network using the Kuramoto models
   Vincenzo Fioriti, Silvia Ruzzante, Elisa Castorini, Elena Marchei, Vittorio Rosato
    ENEA (Italy)
  Enabling System of Systems Analysis of Critical Infrastructure Behaviors
   William Tolone2, Wray Johnson1, Seok-Won Lee2, Wei-Ning Xiang2, Lydia Marsh2, Cody Yeager2, Joshua Blackwell2
    1IntePoint, LLC (USA)
    2The University of North Carolina at Charlotte (USA)
16:45 Coffee break
17:00 Session 2 - Dependency analysis and modelling
Chaired by Adrian Gheorghe (Old Dominion University, USA)
Information Modelling and Simulation in large interdependent Critical Infrastructures
   Ruediger Klein, Rome Erich, Beyel Cesaire
    Fraunhofer IAIS (Germany)
Multi-level dependability modeling of interdependencies between the Electricity and Information Infrastructures
   Marco Beccuti1, Giuliana Franceschinis1, Mohamed Kaaniche2, Karama Kanoun2
    1UniversitÓ degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale - A. Avogadro (Italy)
    2LAAS-CNRS (France)
Interdependency Analysis in Electric Power Systems
   Silvano Chiaradonna1, Felicita Di Giandomenico1, Paolo Lollini2
    1Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologia dell'Informazione "A. Faedo" (Italy)
    2University of Firenze (Italy)
Modeling and simulation of Complex Interdependent Systems: a federated agent-based approach
   Emiliano Casalicchio, Emanuele Galli, Salvatore Tucci
    University of Roma - Tor Vergata (Italy)
18:30 End of day 1
19:00 Welcome cocktail

9:00 Invited Talk 2
"Resilience and Self-healing challenges"
   Prof. Massoud Amin - University of Minnesota (USA)
9:45 Session 3 - Increasing resilience and self-healing
Chaired by Massoud Amin (University of Minnesota, USA)
Selfhealing and resilient critical infrastructures
   Rune Gustavsson, Bj÷rn Stňhl
    Blekinge Institute of Technology (Sweden)
Critical Infrastructures Security Modeling, Enforcement and Runtime Checking
   Anas Abou El Kalam1, Yves Deswarte2
    1IRIT - INP (France)
    2LAAS - CNRS (France)
Increasing Security and Protection through Infrastructure REsilience: the INSPIRE Project
   Salvatore D'Antonio1, Abdelmajid Khelil2, Luigi Romano3, Neeraj Suri4
    1Interuniversitario Nazionale per l'Informatica (Italy)
    2TU Darmstadt (Germany)
    3University of Naples "Parthenope" (Italy)
    4TUD (Germany)
Increase of power system survivability with the Decision Support Tool CRIPS based on Network Planning
   Christine Schwaegerl1, Olaf Seifert1, Robert Buschmann2, Hermann Dellwing2, Stefan Geretshuber2, Claus Leick2
    1Siemens AG (Germany)
    2IABG (Germany)
11:15 Coffee break
11:30 Special IRRIIS Session
Chaired by Ruediger Klein (Fraunhofer IAIS, Germany)
Simulation and Management of Interdependent Critical Infrastructures - an Overview on the European Integrated Project IRRIIS
   RŘdiger Klein
    Fraunhofer IAIS (Germany)
Analysis of Critical Infrastructure dependence - An IRRIIS perspective
    Robin Bloomfield1, Peter Popov1, Kizito Salako1, David Wright1, Lubos Buzna2, Ester Ciancamerla3, Saverio Di Blasi3, Michele Minichino3, Vittorio Rosato3
    1City Univ. London (England)
    2ETH ZŘrich (Switzerland)
    3ENEA (Italy)
  Scenario modelling in IRRIIS
   Roberto Clemente
    Telecom Italia (Italy)
Federated network simulation in IRRIIS with SimCIP
   Cesaire Beyel, Andrij Usov
    Fraunhofer IAIS (Germany)
Middleware Improved Technology (MIT) to support dependability improvement in interdependent Critical Infrastructures
   Antonio Di Pietro1, Luisa Lavalle1, Mario Schembri2, Stefan Geretshuber3
    1ENEA (Italy)
    2AIS (Malta)
    3IABG (Germany)
13:15 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 Invited Talk 3
"Risk and Decision Analysis in Infrastructure Protection "
   Prof. George Apostolakis MIT (USA)
15:15 Session 4 - Vulnerability and risk analysis
Chaired by George Apostolakis (MIT, USA)
  Assessment of Structural Vulnerability for Power Grids by Network Performance Based on Complex Networks
   Ettore Bompard1, Marcelo Masera2, Roberto Napoli1, Fei Xue1
    1Politecnico di Torino (Italy)
    2Inst. for the Protection and Security of the Citizen Joint Research Centre - European Comm. (Italy)
Using centrality measures to rank the importance of the components of a complex network infrastructure
   Francesco Cadini, Enrico Zio, Cristina-Andreea Petrescu
    Politecnico di Milano (Italy)
RadialNet: An Interactive Network Topology Visualization Tool with Visual Auditing Support
   Selan Rodrigues dos Santos1, Joao Paulo S. Medeiros2
    1Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)
    2DCA/UFRN (Brazil)
Quantitative Security Risk Assessment and Management for Railway Transportation Infrastructures
   Francesco Flammini1,2, Andrea Gaglione2, Nicola Mazzocca2, Concetta Pragliola1
    1ANSALDO STS Italy
    2University of Naples "Federico II" (Italy)
16:45 Coffee break
17:00 Poster Session

(see list of selected papers below)

18:00 End of Poster Session
18:15 Bus Transfer to Rome
20:00 Gala Dinner

9:00 Invited Talk 4
"Cyber Threats and Vulnerabilities"
   Andrea Valboni, Microsoft (Italy)
9:45 Session 5 - Cyber threats & SCADA
Chaired by Stefano Panzieri (University "Roma TRE", Italy)
Assessing and Improving SCADA Security in the Dutch Drinking water sector
   Eric Luiijf1, Manou Ali2, Annemarie Zielstra2
    1TNO Defence, Security and Safety (Netherlands)
    2NICC (The Netherlands)
Analysis of Malicious Traffic in Modbus/TCP Communication
   Paulo S. Motta Pires, Tiago H. Kobayashi, Aguinaldo B. Batista Jr., Joao Paulo S. Medeiros, Jose Macedo F. Filho, Agostinho M. Medeiros Jr.
    DCA/UFRN (Brazil)
Scada Malware, a proof of Concept
   Andrea Carcano1, Igor Nai Fovino1, Marcelo Masera1, Alberto Trombetta2
    1Joint Research Centre (Italy)
    2Insubria University (Italy)
Testbeds for assessing critical scenarios in Power Control Systems
   Giovanna Dondossola1, Geert Deconinck2, Fabrizio Garrone1, Hakem Beitollahi2
    1CESI RICERCA (Italy)
    2Electa Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium)
11:15 Coffee break
11:30 Session 6 - Security and Crisis Management
Chaired by Sujeet Shenoi (University of Tulsa, USA)
A Structured approach to Incident Response Management in the Oil and Gas Industry
   Maria B. Line, Martin Gilje Jaatun, Eirik Albrechtsen
    SINTEF ICT (Norway)
Information Infrastructure Protection by Technology driven Policy
   Sem Daskapan, Jolien Ubacht, Wim Vree
    DELFT TU (The Netherlands)
  Security Strategy Analysis for Critical Information Infrastructures
   Jose Torres, Finn Olav Sveen, Jose M. Sarriegi
    Tecnun - University of Navarra (Spain)
Emerging Information Infrastructures: Cooperation in Disasters
   Mikael Asplund1, Simin Nadjm-Tehrani2, Johan Sigholm3
    1Link÷ping University (Sweden)
    2Dept. of Computer & Information Science (Sweden)
    3Swedish National Defence College (Sweden)
13:15 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 Invited Talk 5
  "Strategies for Securing Interconnected Critical Infrastructure Networks"
   Prof. Sujeet Shenoi, University of Tulsa (USA)
15:15 Invited Talk 6
"European strategy for Critical Infrastructure Protection research"
   Angelo Marino, DG Information Society and Media (European Commission)
16:00 Coffee break
16:15 Round table - Critical (Information) Infrastructure Protection: the challenges
Moderator Roberto Vacca
   Angelo Marino - DG Information Society and Media (European Commission)
Claudia Eckert - Fraunhofer SIT (Germany)
Luisa Franchina - Italian Civil Protection Department (Italy)
Marc-Alexandre Graf - Swiss Federal Office for Civil Protection (Switzerland)
Adrian Gheorghe - Old Dominion University (USA)
Rainer Krebs - Siemens (Germany)
Eric Luiijf - TNO (The Netherland)
TBD, Telecom Italia (Italy)
17:30 End of Workshop

   Poster Session
17:00 Tuesday, October 14
ESSAM: A Method for Security Assessments by Embedded Systems Manufacturers
   Friedrich K÷ster1, Hanh Quyen Nguyen1, Markus Brńndle2, Martin Naedele2, Michael Klaas1, Walter Brenner1,
    1University of St. Gallen (Switzerland)
    2ABB Corporate Research (Switzerland)
Service Modeling Language applied to Critical Infrastructure
   Gianmarco Baldini
    Research Institution (Italy)
3 Graded Security Expert System
   JŘri Kivimaa1, Andres Ojamaa2, Enn Tyugu2
    1Estonian Defence Forces Training and Development Centre of Communication and Information Systems (Estonia)
    2Institute of Cybernetics at TUT (Estonia)
4 Protection of mobile agents execution using a modified Self-Validating Branch-Based Software Watermarking with external sentinel
   Joan TomÓs-Buliart, Marcel Fernßndez, Miguel Soriano
    Department of Telematics Engineering. Universitat PolitŔcnica de Catalunya (Spain)
5  Adaptation of modelling paradigms to the CIs interdependencies problem
   Jose M. Sarriegi1, Finn Olav Sveen1, Jose Torres1, Jose J. Gonzalez2,
    1Tecnun - University of Navarra (Spain)
    2University of Agder (Norway)
6  Empirical findings on Critical Infrastructure Dependencies in Europe
   Eric Luiijf1, Albert Nieuwenhuijs1, Marieke Klaver1, Michel van Eeten2, Edite Cruz2
    1TNO Defence, Security and Safety (Netherlands)
    2TU Delft (Netherlands)
7 Modelling infrastructure interdependencies using Dependent Automata
   Susanna Donatelli
    Dipartimento di Informatica, UniversitÓ di Torino (Italy)
8  Precautionary Principle in Managerial Decision-Making: a Socio-Cognitive Engineering Perspective
   Adam Maria Gadomski1, Tomasz Adam Zimny2
    1ENEA (Italy)
    2freelancer (Poland)
9  Disaster Propagation in Inhomogeneous Media via Markovian Agents
   Davide Cerotti1, Marco Gribaudo1, Andrea Bobbio2
    1UniversitÓ di Torino (Italy)
    2Dipartimento di Informatica, UniversitÓ del Piemonte Orientale (Italy)
10  A Study on Multiformalism Modeling of Critical Infrastructures
   Francesco Flammini1,2, Nicola Mazzocca2, Concetta Pragliola1, Valeria Vittorini2
    1ANSALDO STS Italy
    2University of Naples "Federico II" (Italy)
11  Simulation of Critical ICT Infrastructure for Municipal Crisis Management
   Adam Kozakiewicz, Anna Felkner, Tomasz Kruk
    NASK - Research and Academic Computer Network (Poland)
12  An Ontology-Based Approach to Blind Spot Revelation in Critical Infrastructure Protection Planning
   William Tolone, Joshua Blackwell, Seok-Won Lee, Wei-Ning Xiang, Lydia Marsh
    The University of North Carolina at Charlotte (USA)
13 Security of Water Infrastructure Systems
   Demetrios Eliades, Marios Polycarpou
    University of Cyprus (Cyprus)
14  Critical infrastructures as complex systems: a multi-level protection architecture
   Pierluigi Assogna1, Glauco Bertocchi2, Antonio Di Carlo3, Franco Milicchio4, Alberto Paoluzzi4,5, Giorgio Scorzelli4,5, Michele Vicentino5, Roberto Zollo1,5
    1Teorematica S.p.A., Rome (Italy)
    2Master on Security and Protection, University of Rome "La Sapienza" (Italy)
    3Department of Studies on Structures, University "Roma TRE" (Italy)
    4Department of Computer Science and Automation, University "Roma TRE" (Italy)
    5Technology and Research for Security srl, (Italy)
15 Challenges concerning the energy-dependency of the telecom infrastructure
   Lothar Fickert1, Helmut Malleck2
    1Graz University of Technology (Austria)
    2Project Management and Consulting in Telecommunications (Austria)
16 An effective approach for cascading effects prevision in Critical Infrastructures
   Daniele Perucchini1, Luisa Franchina2, Marco Carbonelli2, Laura Gratta2, Claudio Petricca2
    1Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (Italy)
    2freelancer (Italy)

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