Commercial Critical Systems and Critical Infrastructure Protection: A Future Research Agenda

Publication Year:
2007
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Repository URL:
http://ro.ecu.edu.au/isw/38
DOI:
10.4225/75/57a83862befa7
Author(s):
Warren, Matthew. J.; Leitch, Shona
Publisher(s):
School of Computer and Infomation Science, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia; Security Research Institute (SRI)
Tags:
Critical infrastructure protection and Supply Change Management.; Information Systems Management; Information Security
conference paper description
Secure management of Australia’s commercial critical infrastructure presents ongoing challenges to owners and the government. Although it is currently managed through high-level information sharing via collaboration, but does this suit the commercial sector. One of the issues facing Australia is that the majority of critical infrastructure resides under the control of the business sector and certain aspects such of the critical infrastructure such as Supply Chain Management (SCM) systems are distributed entities and not a single entity. The paper focuses upon the security issues associated with SCM systems and critical infrastructure protection