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2014 News in Brief



Guarding Against Malicious Attacks on Critical Infrastructure

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The MIT Industrial Liaison Program (ILP) “Institute Insider” profile series recently featured Professor Saurabh Amin, head of the Resilient Infrastructure Networks Lab. Considering the potentially catastrophic impacts of malicious attacks on the IT networks controlling critical infrastructure such as the power grid and water systems, the integration between monitoring networks and infrastructure has received growing priority. Amin says, “Our work on modeling and detecting attacks, developing robust control mechanisms, and leveraging game theory and economic incentives to predict and influence behavior are addressing the challenges of ensuring resilient infrastructure networks.” Read the ILP story