Sensitive infrastructure protection
Sensitive infrastructure protection pertains to the securing of assets and systems that are essential for the functioning of a society and economy. Examples include the provision of gas and oil, agriculture, and telecommunication. The security of sensitive infrastructure is a major concern, confirmed by recent events, in the context of social unrest, terrorist threats and even a pandemic. If this type of infrastructure is exposed to external threats, this will have major consequences for society as a whole. The solutions should address hybrid threats, permit to enhance capabilities, and consider the increasingly interconnected, complex and interdependent networks and systems.
Targeted end-users. Eg. safety director of vital importance and Seveso classified industrial facilities, airports, hospital infrastructure, energy suppliers, and operators (e.g. electricity, gas, telecommunications, etc.).
Solutions. The solutions developed in this domain will have to integrate the following considerations: maintainability, acceptable price, foresight scanning, and interoperability with existing solutions.