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THREVI2: Threat-Vulnerability Path Identification for Critical Infrastructures

THREVI2 is establishing a database which catalogues hazards posing a threat to critical infrastructures, and evaluates the vulnerability and resilience of the infrastructure.

Project dates:  01/09/2012 - 31/08/2014CIPS
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COBALT: Cost Benefit Analysis of Security Measures Enforcement on a Metro Transportation System

COBALT is developing a prototype IT tool which will help critical infrastructure operators and managers to evaluate risks and the cost effectiveness of countermeasures.

Project dates:  01/09/2012 - 28/02/2014CIPS
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CRISADMIN: Critical Infrastructure Simulation of Advanced Models on Interconnected Networks resilience

CRISADMIN is developing a model for a decision support system prototype, to assess and manage critical events. The system will be used in particular to simulate and develop both preventive measures and response activities for an emergency situation.

Project dates:  01/09/2012 - 31/08/2014CIPS
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SPARC: Space Awareness for Critical Infrastructure

SPARC is increasing awareness among the critical infrastructure community of the threats that certain space phenomena can pose to the security of critical infrastructure.

Project dates:  01/09/2012 - 28/02/2014CIPS
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Probabilistic damage-mapping development tools for urban critical infrastructures against terrorist attacks

‘MAPEX’ is developing probabilistic damage-mapping tools which will increase security and preparedness against blast threats around European critical infrastructures.

Project dates:  01/09/2012 - 01/09/2014CIPS
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FACIES: Online Identification of Failure and Attack on Interdependent Critical Infrastructures

Using theoretical and experimental activities, and by stepping up cooperation and exchange of information between operators and authorities, FACIES is seeking to develop techniques to detect online failures and attacks on interdependent infrastructures.

Project dates:  01/09/2012 - 28/02/2014CIPS
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CISIM

CISIM is improving an existing framework to simulate the resilience of critical information and communication technologies (ICT) infrastructure against threats, such as power failures, floods and terrorist attacks.

Project dates:  01/07/2012 - 31/12/2013CIPS
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DORATHEA: Development of a risk assessment methodology to enhance security awareness in Air Traffic Management

DORATHEA is developing a methodology to assess risk, threat and vulnerability to both new and legacy ATM systems. The aim is to protect European ATM critical infrastructure.

Project dates:  01/01/2012 - 31/12/2013CIPS
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Terrorism-Police-Safety: EURO 2012

Polish police ensured that main thoroughfare roads between Poland and Ukraine were secure against terrorist attacks during the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship, by using command and control, negotiation and hostage crisis exercises as preparation.

Project dates:  03/12/2011 - 03/02/2013CIPS
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Disaster 2.0: Using Web 2.0 applications and semantic technologies to strengthen public resilience to disasters

Communication technologies are developing all the time. How should governments use them to prepare their disaster responses? Disaster 2.0 is organising a number of events addressing this question.

Project dates:  01/09/2011 - 31/08/2013CIPS
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SecMan: Security Risk Management Processes for Road Infrastructure

A security manual will establish a harmonised methodology to identify critical road infrastructure, assess its vulnerability, and provide infrastructure owners and operators with recommendations on how to protect it.

Project dates:  01/08/2011 - 31/07/2013CIPS
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BUCOPCI: Business Continuity Planning for Critical Infrastructures

A set of publicly available guidelines to be released by July 2013 will facilitate and reduce the cost of developing and implementing business continuity and security plans.

Project dates:  13/07/2011 - 12/07/2013CIPS
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RISKGIS: Interactive Risk Assessment in the field of Critical Infrastructure based on the Integrated Geographic Information System

A new model for identifying and analysing critical infrastructure sectors is now up and running in Slovenia thanks to the RISKGIS project.

Project dates:  25/11/2010 - 25/11/2012CIPS
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MOTIA: Modelling Tools for Interdependence Assessment in ICT Systems

MOTIA developed a methodology to analyse and quantify interdependencies between ICT systems and assets.

Project dates:  14/04/2010 - 13/04/2012CIPS
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MIPMaDe: Modelling of Infrastructure Protection – from Materials to Devices

Following the MIPMaDe project, intelligent dynamic tools are now in place to assess the vulnerability of critical infrastructures towards explosions. They can determine whether a passive or active protection system is necessary.

Project dates:  07/01/2010 - 07/01/2012CIPS
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Simulation Exercise to Manage Power Cut Crises (SEMPOC)

Simulation models allow experts to evaluate the impact of power cut crises so that they know in advance how to mitigate any potential impacts on critical infrastructure.

Project dates:  09/03/2009 - 08/03/2011CIPS
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NEISAS: National & European Information Sharing & Alerting System

A framework and prototype platform for a National and European Information Sharing and Alerting System has been trialled in Italy, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

Project dates:  20/02/2009 - 01/04/2011CIPS
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Development of a Risk Assessment and Countermeasure Audit Methodology for potential terrorist attacks on mass transit systems (RACAM)

‘By establishing a framework for risk assessment and developing countermeasure options, the RACAM project reduced the vulnerability of mass railway transit systems to terrorist attacks.

Project dates:  01/02/2009 - 01/02/2011CIPS
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VIS – Vulnerability of the Information System and its inter-sectoral, economic and social impacts

When one piece of critical infrastructure is down, the impact can be more far-reaching than predicted. The VIS simulator is able to assess the likely effect on production in one industrial sector, or in the whole economy.

Project dates:  01/07/2008 - 31/05/2009CIPS
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MIA: Methodology for Interdependence Assessment

The MIA project represented the first real attempt to provide infrastructure owners and policy makers with a methodology to quantify the interdependence between electricity and ICT infrastructures.

Project dates:  31/12/2007 - 30/06/2010CIPS
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Terrorists at the dam

When a potential terrorist attack could affect more than one country simultaneously, it is important that national police forces work together. This training involved a terrorist scenario, requiring forces from the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia, who had to work together to protect citizens and critical infrastructure.

Project dates:  01/09/2007 - 31/05/2009CIPS
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