A threat analysis framework as applied to critical infrastructures in the Energy Sector.

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The need to protect national critical infrastructure has led to the development of a threat analysis framework. The threat analysis framework can be used to identify the elements required to quantify threats against critical infrastructure assets and provide a means of distributing actionable threat information to critical infrastructure entities for the protection of infrastructure assets. This document identifies and describes five key elements needed to perform a comprehensive analysis of threat: the identification of an adversary, the development of generic threat profiles, the identification of generic attack paths, the discovery of adversary intent, and the identification of mitigation strategies.

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Michalski, John T. & Duggan, David Patrick September 1, 2007.

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The need to protect national critical infrastructure has led to the development of a threat analysis framework. The threat analysis framework can be used to identify the elements required to quantify threats against critical infrastructure assets and provide a means of distributing actionable threat information to critical infrastructure entities for the protection of infrastructure assets. This document identifies and describes five key elements needed to perform a comprehensive analysis of threat: the identification of an adversary, the development of generic threat profiles, the identification of generic attack paths, the discovery of adversary intent, and the identification of mitigation strategies.

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  • Report No.: SAND2007-5792
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/921122 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 921122
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc899239

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Michalski, John T. & Duggan, David Patrick. A threat analysis framework as applied to critical infrastructures in the Energy Sector., report, September 1, 2007; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc899239/: accessed October 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.