Multiattribute SCADA-specific intrusion detection system for power networks

YANG, Y, MCLAUGHLIN, K, SEZER, S, LITTLER, T, IM, E G, PRANGGONO, Bernardi and WANG, H F (2014). Multiattribute SCADA-specific intrusion detection system for power networks. IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, 29 (3), 1092-1102.

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The increased interconnectivity and complexity of supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems in power system networks has exposed the systems to a multitude of potential vulnerabilities. In this paper, we present a novel approach for a next-generation SCADA-specific intrusion detection system (IDS). The proposed system analyzes multiple attributes in order to provide a comprehensive solution that is able to mitigate varied cyber-attack threats. The multiattribute IDS comprises a heterogeneous white list and behavior-based concept in order to make SCADA cybersystems more secure. This paper also proposes a multilayer cyber-security framework based on IDS for protecting SCADA cybersecurity in smart grids without compromising the availability of normal data. In addition, this paper presents a SCADA-specific cybersecurity testbed to investigate simulated attacks, which has been used in this paper to validate the proposed approach.

Item Type: Article
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute
Identification Number: 10.1109/TPWRD.2014.2300099
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Depositing User: Bernardi Pranggono
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2016 10:34
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2016 23:16

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