A Public-Private-Partnership Model for National Cyber Situational Awareness

Timea Pahi, Florian Skopik
2016 International Journal on Cyber Situational Awareness  
The information age has led to the merger of various infrastructures, from both business and governmental sectors and their functions, such as information technology, communication and transport systems, banking and finance, energy supply and process control systems. The protection of these systems is essential to resilience and reliability of critical infrastructures and their key resources, consequently to the national security and economic prosperity. The presented public-private-partnership
more » ... cyber situational awareness (P3CSA) framework provides the mean for swift information flows among the national and private stakeholders working in a strong cooperation. The P3CSA framework offers concepts and methodologies for a multi-level data collection, swift cross-organizational information sharing processes, proper cross-domain incident communication, an early warning system and enhanced cyber situational awareness through customizable big data visualization for superior decision making at both strategic and tactical levels. The gained situational awareness facilitates identifying and responding to cyber threats, enhances the security of essential infrastructures, increases the resistance of critical services for the society and supports decision makers to deal with cyber crises.
doi:10.22619/ijcsa.2016.100102 fatcat:xt4gkw4xenbphd2whwopdxaoyy