Attack Defense Trees with Sequential Conjunction

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    Abstract

    Attack defense trees are used to show the interaction between potential attacks on a system and the system defenses. In this paper we present a formal semantic model for attack defense trees with sequential composition, allowing for the description of attacks that are performed as a sequence of steps. The main contributions of our work are a formal representation of attack defense trees with sequential conjunction, a demonstration that this representation is equivalent to a process-algebraic one, and an algorithm for identifying the existence of attacks. We illustrate with an attack on over the air updates.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings - 19th IEEE International Symposium on High Assurance Systems Engineering, HASE 2019
    EditorsCongfeng Jiang, Vu Nguyen, Dongjin Yu
    PublisherIEEE
    Pages247-252
    Number of pages6
    Volume2019-January
    ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5386-8540-2
    ISBN (Print)978-1-5386-8541-9
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 25 Mar 2019
    EventWorkshop on Security issues in Cyber-Physical System(SecCPS), In conjunction with IEEE HASE - Hangzhou, China
    Duration: 3 Jan 20195 Jan 2019

    Publication series

    NameProceedings / IEEE International Symposium on High-Assurance Systems Engineering. IEEE International Symposium on High-Assurance Systems Engineering
    PublisherIEEE
    ISSN (Print)1530-2059
    ISSN (Electronic)2640-7507

    Conference

    ConferenceWorkshop on Security issues in Cyber-Physical System(SecCPS), In conjunction with IEEE HASE
    Abbreviated titleHASE 2019
    Country/TerritoryChina
    City Hangzhou
    Period3/01/195/01/19

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    Keywords

    • Semantics
    • Syntactics
    • Security
    • Industries
    • Automotive engineering
    • ISO Standards
    • Algebra
    • Attack defense trees
    • Cyber security
    • Formal semantics

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Software
    • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality

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