3rd IEEE

Conference on Information &
Communication Technology

Cyber Physical Security in Critical Infrastructure

Under the special session, the authors are required to send their manuscripts under these topics:

  • Protection of cyber-physical systems Critical
  • (Information) Infrastructure Protection (CIP and CIIP)
  • Vulnerability and Risk Analysis/Threat Modelling
  • Cyber Security in C(I)I Systems
  • Self-Healing, self-protection and self-management architectures for C(I)I
  • Fault-tolerant control for cyber-physical systems / C(I)I
  • Modelling and analysis of cyber-physical systems / C(I)I and C(I)IP

  • Advances in C(I)IP organisation, management and legal aspects
  • Digital forensics and attribution in attacked C(I)I
  • International approaches to C(I)IP including identification of C(I)I elements
  • Risk management, impact and consequence analysis regarding C(I)I
  • Coherent prevention, preparedness / exercises, incident management / mitigation, and recovery approaches to C(I)I
  • Resilience and survivability of C(I)I as complex cyber-physical systems
  • C(I)IP policies at international, national and cross-border levels, e.g. public-private partnerships
  • Cross-border issues regarding EU’s Network and Information Security Directive
  • C(I)IP R&D agenda at national and international levels
  • Economics, investments and incentives for C(I)IP
  • Defence of civilian CI and CII in conflicts with cyber warfare elements
  • Infrastructure, architectural and technology changes in the energy sector which may impact the sector approach to C(I)I or challenge other C(I)I-sectors (e.g. smart grids and energy supply in smart city developments)
  • Impact of geopolitical & social factors and threats

  • Emergencies and C(I)IP protection, national and cross-border
  • Analysis of Human Factor and Security Awareness in C(I)IP
  • Advanced decision support for mitigating C(I)I related emergencies
  • Social aspects and public communication in C(I)IP
  • Psycho-social dimensions of crisis management and intervention with C(I)I
  • Training for C(I)IP and effective intervention
  • The role of Social Media in C(I)I-related crisis management (as a threat or a potential benefit)
  • Recent trends in cyber economy (clouds, quasi-monopolies, e-currencies etc.) and implications for C(I)I and C(I)IP

  • Disruptive technologies for C(I)IP, including
  • New platforms for financing and data management (e.g. blockchains)
  • Infrastructure IoT and emerging standards
  • The role of AI and machine learning in autonomous management of infrastructures
  • Digital twins and their deployment as augmented reality for training and scenario risk analysis
  • Future communication technologies (5G, edge) and their potential impact on other C(I)I


team member
Dr. Sokratis Katsikas
Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Gjovik, Norway
team member
Dr. O.P. Vyas
Professor, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad, India
team member
Dr. Pankaj Pandey
Research Scientist, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Gjovik, Norway