Art. 02 – Vol. 26 – No. 4 – 2016


Dragoş Cătălin Barbu
National Institute for Research & Development in Informatics, ICI Bucharest

Abstract: At European Union level, there are many interventions underway in order to adopt a common European strategy for cyber-security that would bring to a common base the efforts of all Member States in dealing with security challenges related to cyber-space and protection of critical infrastructures. It is very important to notice the fact that damages implied on systems specific to critical infrastructures can produce chain-reactions, due to their strategic role in the social and economic areas that would potentially have a harmful impact on the entire society. Understanding the effects and the strategic inter-connections is essential when deciding on the response measures and policies.

Keywords: security, incidents, cyber security, resilience, critical infrastructures.


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