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Promoting Resiliency in Emergency Communication Networks: A Network Interdiction Modeling Approach

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Title:Promoting Resiliency in Emergency Communication Networks: A Network Interdiction Modeling Approach
Authors:Bartolacci, Michael
Dimitrov, Stanko
LeBlanc, Larry
Keywords:Network Interdiction Modeling
Disaster Planning
Network Hacking
Date Issued:04 Jan 2017
Abstract:Emergency communication networks provide the basis for preparing for, and responding to, manmade and natural disasters. With the increasing importance of information security, emergency network operators such as non-governmental organizations (NGOs), local and national governmental agencies, and traditional network operators must deal with the possibility of sabotage and hacking of such networks. A network interdiction modeling approach is proposed that can be utilized for planning purposes in order to identify and protect critical parts of the network infrastructure. These critical nodes or links represent opportunities where investment or "hardening" of such infrastructure may reduce or prevent reductions in network traffic flows created by nefarious actors prior, during, or after an emergency or disaster.
Pages/Duration:8 pages
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/41459
ISBN:978-0-9981331-0-2
DOI:10.24251/HICSS.2017.303
Rights:Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
Appears in Collections: Government and Disaster Resilience Minitrack


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