A Simple GSPN for Modeling Common Mode Failures in Critical Infrastructures

  title={A Simple GSPN for Modeling Common Mode Failures in Critical Infrastructures},
  author={Axel W. Krings and Paul W. Oman},
It is now apparent that our nation’s infrastructures and essential utilities have been optimized for reliability in benign operating environments. As such, they are susceptible to cascading failures induced by relatively minor events such weather phenomena, accidental damage to system components, and/or cyber attack. In contrast, survivable complex control structures should and could be designed to lose sizable portions of the system and still maintain essential control functions. This paper… CONTINUE READING


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