Risk and Vulnerability Analysis of Critical Infrastructures [chapter]

Per Hokstad, Ingrid Bouwer Utne, Jørn Vatn
2012 Springer Series in Reliability Engineering  
A Risk and Vulnerability Analysis (RVA) method for critical infrastructures is being developed in the SAMRISK project DECRIS (Risk and Decision Systems for Critical Infrastructures). The method supports an "all hazards" approach across sectors; i.e., electricity supply, water supply, transport (road/rail), and information and communication systems (ICT). The main focus is on serious events, and the DECRIS approach is an enhanced RVA, focusing on serious events and emphasizing dependencies
more » ... dependencies between the sectors. The end users of the method and decision support systems are local governments, municipalities, and companies responsible for the infrastructures. The objective of this paper is to present main features of the method and discuss some preliminary findings from the project's case study of Oslo municipality.
doi:10.1007/978-1-4471-4661-2_3 fatcat:kkswmt3fgvdunnmteuxeeysco4