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Resilient Critical Infrastructure Management using Service Oriented Architecture

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Abstract—The SERSCIS project aims to support the use of interconnected systems of services in Critical Infrastructure (CI) applications. The problem of system interconnectedness is aptly demonstrated by ‘Airport Collaborative Decision Making’ (ACDM). Failure or underperformance of any of the interlinked ICT systems may compromise the ability of airports to plan their use of resources to sustain high levels of air traffic, or to provide accurate aircraft movement forecasts to the wider European air traffic management systems. The proposed solution is to introduce further SERSCIS ICT components to manage dependability and interdependency. These use semantic models of the critical infrastructure, including its ICT services, to identify faults and potential risks and to increase human awareness of them. Semantics allows information and services to be described in such a way that makes them understandable to computers. Thus when a failure (or a threat of failure) is detected, SERSCIS components can take action to manage the consequences, including changing the interdependency relationships between services. In some cases, the components will be able to take action autonomously — e.g. to manage ‘local’ issues such as the allocation of CPU time to maintain service performance, or the selection of services where there are redundant sources available. In other cases the components will alert human operators so they can take action instead. The goal of this paper is to describe a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) that can be used to address the management of ICT components and interdependencies in critical infrastructure systems. Index Terms—resilience; QoS; SOA; critical infrastructure, SLA;

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Hall-May, Martin and Surridge, Mike (2010) Resilient Critical Infrastructure Management using Service Oriented Architecture At International Workshop On Coordination in Complex Software Intensive Systems (COCOSS), CISIS 2010.

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Published date: 2010
Additional Information: Event Dates: February 2010
Venue - Dates: International Workshop On Coordination in Complex Software Intensive Systems (COCOSS), CISIS 2010, 2010-02-01
Organisations: Electronics & Computer Science, IT Innovation

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Local EPrints ID: 268548
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/268548
PURE UUID: a00ae717-917b-4ec4-80a2-5876f96bae36

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Date deposited: 23 Feb 2010 14:30
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:52

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Author: Martin Hall-May
Author: Mike Surridge

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