George Leventakis

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Transportation networks are open and accessible, by design, and thus vulnerable to malicious attacks. Transportation networks are integral parts of larger systems, where individual transportation networks form a network-of-networks within a defined geographical region. A security incident on an asset can propagate to new security incidents in interconnected(More)
— The two FP7 projects ICARUS and DARIUS share a common objective which is to integrate the unmanned platforms in Search and Rescue operations and assess their added value through the development of an integrated system that will be tested in realistic conditions on the field. This paper describes the concept of both projects towards an optimized(More)
Public safety organizations include emergency and law enforcement agencies, fire departments, rescue squads, and Emergency Medical Services (EMS). In response to increasing threats of terrorism and natural disasters, safety and security personnel must overcome technology barriers to enhance their efficiency, especially in the neuralgic section of(More)
—.This paper presents the result of the work achieved by a European consortium, which has as goal to build an innovative system to assist security managers in the crisis preparation, training and management phases. The iterative approach of the consortium is presented, as well as the results. An novel interactive and shared Common Operational Picture is(More)
Pro ject details Objective "Borde r s e curity is one of the ke y s e curity challe nge s to be take n up by Europe in the following ye ars. In particular, the de ployme nt of practical e fficie nt me ans to de te ct hidde n pe rs ons and ille gal s ubs tance s at borde r cros s ing points is ins trume ntal in avoiding te rroris m, human trafficking or s(More)
The functioning and viability of modern societies is heavily depended upon the continuous and uninterruptible operation of critical infrastructures. Surface transportation systems are in the heart of the daily lives of millions of citizens globally. As such, they are open and freely accessible by design and in the past have been exploited for terrorism(More)