Contribution to Diffusion Processes Application in the Area of Critical Infrastructure Security Assessment


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Assessing the vulnerability of critical infrastructure objects is of major concern when dealing with the process of dependability and risk management. Special attention is paid to the objects of higher interest, such as nuclear power plants. In spite of the protection of these objects, there is still a certain level of a potential threat. The aim of the paper is to describe a possible way of attacking on the object in order to get into a particular part of it. Several characteristics of an adversary ́s attempt were obtained. For this reason as well as for modelling adversary ́s behaviour diffusion processes have been used.



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Adrian Olaru






D. Valis and K. Pietrucha-Urbanik, "Contribution to Diffusion Processes Application in the Area of Critical Infrastructure Security Assessment", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 436, pp. 539-548, 2013

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October 2013




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