Monitoring security of networked control systems: It's the physics

Chuck McParland, Sean Peisert, Anna Scaglione

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16 Scopus citations


Physical systems must be operated safely and correctly. One way of enhancing operational safety is by leveraging specification-based intrusion detection to monitor for physical constraint violations. This additional security layer enhances protection from both outsider attacks and insider mistakes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number7006406
Pages (from-to)32-39
Number of pages8
JournalIEEE Security and Privacy
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • cyber-physical system
  • energy system
  • intrusion detection
  • physics
  • safety engineering
  • security
  • specifications

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Law


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