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The Unmanned Autonomous Systems Cyberspace Arena UCA. A M&S Architecture and Relevant Tools for Security Issues Analysis of Autonomous System Networks

Published on Jun 15, 2016
· DOI :10.1007/978-3-319-47605-6_13
Marco Biagini2
Estimated H-index: 2
(NATO),
Sonia Forconi2
Estimated H-index: 2
(NATO)
+ 3 AuthorsFerdinando Battiati1
Estimated H-index: 1
Abstract
In the framework of the modern tactical scenarios and the increasing employment of Unmanned Autonomous Systems UAxS in multi-battlespace domains land, naval, air and cyberspace, the threats to the communications and networks available among the units on the battlefield are becoming ever more challenging. It thus becomes crucial to protect communications and networking of these systems from possible hostile actions aimed at jeopardizing mission execution in the Cyberspace. This paper is focused on the required properties and capabilities of a UAxS Cyberspace Arena UCA, a simulation-based communication and networking environment where it will be possible to evaluate UAxS tactical communication solutions as well as the related countermeasures in case of cyber-attacks and in terms of their resilience and reactivity to the considered security threats. The UCA is developed as an emerging concept to support UAxS Concept Development and Experimentation phases and its overarching architecture and related M&S tools are described, focusing on a Networks and Communications Simulator Cyber Arena, within a Modelling and Simulation as a Services approach. In conclusion, the UCA architecture aims to demonstrate how it will be possible, in such an environment, to evaluate UAxS Security issues and challenges related to tactical communication and networking solutions in case of cyber-attacks, both in term of their resilience and reactivity to the considered security threats.
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