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PhD projects

Cyber security for Industrial Control Systems (ICS), smart grid and SCADA networks Network forensics for smart grid and ICS Secure cloud platforms for smart grid and ICS Information Centric Networking (ICN): Application to ICS, and cyber security aspects Network intrusion detection

20062020

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Research Output

2020

A Seamless Cloud Migration Approach to Secure Distributed Legacy Industrial SCADA Systems

Khan, R., McLaughlin, K., Kang, B., Laverty, D. & Sezer, S., 18 Feb 2020, (Accepted) IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT) North America 2020 17/02/2020 → 20/02/2020 Washington DC, United States. IEEE , 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

A Secure Cloud Migration, Monitoring and Analytics Framework for Industrial Internet of Things

Khan, R., McLaughlin, K., Kang, B., Laverty, D. & Sezer, S., 05 Feb 2020, (Accepted) IEEE 6th World Forum on Internet of Things, New Orleans, United States.. IEEE , 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Intrusion Resilience for PV Inverters in a Distribution Grid Use-Case Featuring Dynamic Voltage Control

Kang, B., Umsonst, D., Faschang, M., Seitl, C., Friedberg, I., Kupzog, F., Sandberg, H. & McLaughlin, K., 2020, Critical Information Infrastructures Security: 14th International Conference, CRITIS 2019, Linköping, Sweden, September 23–25, 2019, Revised Selected Papers. Springer, Vol. 11777. p. 97-109 13 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science ; vol. 11777).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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17 Downloads (Pure)
2019

Cybersecurity Testing Technology in Smart Substations

Yang, Y., Xu, H., McLaughlin, K., Sezer, S., Jiang, H. & Hunag, W., Jun 2019, IEC 61850-Based Smart Substations: Principles, Testing, Operation and Maintenance. p. 223-254

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Citations (Scopus)

Enforcing Policy-Based Security Models for Embedded SoCs within the Internet of Things

Hagan, M., Siddiqui, F. M., Sezer, S., Kang, B. & McLaughlin, K., 24 Jan 2019, IEEE International Conference on Secure and Dependable Systems: Proceedings. Kaohsiung, Taiwan: IEEE , 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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1 Citation (Scopus)
75 Downloads (Pure)

ICS Interaction Testbed: A Platform for Cyber-Physical Security Research

Hui, H., Maynard, P. & McLaughlin, K., Sep 2019, 6th International Symposium for ICS & SCADA Cyber Security Research 2019: Proceedings. BCS, p. 89-96 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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141 Downloads (Pure)
2018

A Modular Phasor Measurement Unit Design featuring Open Data Exchange Methods

Laverty, D. M., Hastings, J., Morrow, D. J., Khan, R., McLaughlin, K. & Sezer, S., 01 Feb 2018, Proceedings of the Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM), 2017. IEEE , 5 p. (IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting: Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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1 Citation (Scopus)
445 Downloads (Pure)

An Open Framework for Deploying Experimental SCADA Testbed Networks

Maynard, P., McLaughlin, K. & Sezer, S., Aug 2018, 5th International Symposium for ICS & SCADA Cyber Security Research 2018: Proceedings. BCS, p. 92-101 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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361 Downloads (Pure)

Demonstrating Cyber-Physical Attacks and Defense for Synchrophasor Technology in Smart Grid

Khan, R., McLaughlin, K., Hastings, J., Laverty, D. & Sezer, S., 01 Nov 2018, 16th Annual Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust. IEEE , 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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2 Citations (Scopus)
138 Downloads (Pure)

Inter-Technology Bridging Gateway: A Low Cost Legacy Adaptation Approach to Secure Industrial Systems

Khan, R., McLaughlin, K., Hastings, J., Laverty, D. & Sezer, S., 10 Aug 2018, 2018 Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM). IEEE , (IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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2 Citations (Scopus)
75 Downloads (Pure)

Investigating Current PLC Security Issues Regarding Siemens S7 Communications and TIA Portal

Hui, H. & McLaughlin, K., Aug 2018, 5th International Symposium for ICS & SCADA Cyber Security Research 2018: Proceedings. BCS, p. 67-73 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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644 Downloads (Pure)

Model based Intrusion Detection System for Synchrophasor Applications in Smart Grid

Khan, R., Albalushi, A., McLaughlin, K., Laverty, D. & Sezer, S., 01 Feb 2018, Proceedings of Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM), 2017. IEEE , 5 p. (IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting: Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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3 Citations (Scopus)
357 Downloads (Pure)

Ontology-based Approach for Malicious Behaviour Detection in Synchrophasor Networks

Albalushi, A., Khan, R., McLaughlin, K. & Sezer, S., 01 Feb 2018, Proceedings of Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM), 2017. IEEE , p. 1-5

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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1 Citation (Scopus)
271 Downloads (Pure)

Peer Based Tracking using Multi-Tuple Indexing for Network Traffic Analysis and Malware Detection

Hagan, M., Kang, B., McLaughlin, K. & Sezer, S., 01 Nov 2018, 16th Annual Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust: August 28-30, 2018, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. IEEE , 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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2 Citations (Scopus)
147 Downloads (Pure)

PLCBlockMon: Data Logging and Extraction on PLCs for Cyber Intrusion Detection

Findrik, M., Smith, P., Quill, K. & McLaughlin, K., Aug 2018, 5th International Symposium for ICS & SCADA Cyber Security Research 2018: Proceedings. Electronic Workshops in Computing (eWic), p. 102-111 10 p. (The eWiC Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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1251 Downloads (Pure)

STRIDE-based Threat Modeling for Cyber-Physical Systems

Khan, R., McLaughlin, K., Laverty, D. & Sezer, S., 18 Jan 2018, 2017 IEEE PES: Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference Europe (ISGT-Europe): Proceedings. IEEE , 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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15 Citations (Scopus)
2627 Downloads (Pure)

Using Application Layer Metrics to Detect Advanced SCADA Attacks

Maynard, P., McLaughlin, K. & Sezer, S., Jan 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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2 Citations (Scopus)
2017

A Cyber-Physical Resilience Metric for Smart Grids

Friedberg, I., McLaughlin, K. & Smith, P., 30 Oct 2017, IEEE Power & Energy Society Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT) 2017: Proceedings. (Power & Energy Society Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT): Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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5 Citations (Scopus)
240 Downloads (Pure)
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12 Citations (Scopus)
354 Downloads (Pure)

Evidential Network Modeling for Cyber-Physical System State Inference

Friedberg, I., Hong, X., McLaughlin, K., Smith, P. & Miller, P., 22 Jun 2017, In : IEEE Access. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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9 Citations (Scopus)
275 Downloads (Pure)
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23 Citations (Scopus)
530 Downloads (Pure)
2016

A Microgrid Testbed for Interdisciplinary Research on Cyber-Secure Industrial Control in Power Systems

Laverty, D. M., Jacobsen, M-R., Zhao, X., McLaughlin, K., Friedberg, I., Khan, R. & Sezer, S., Apr 2016. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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378 Downloads (Pure)

Analysis of IEEE C37.118 and IEC 61850-90-5 Synchrophasor Communication Frameworks

Khan, R., McLaughlin, K., Laverty, D. & Sezer, S., 14 Nov 2016, Proceedings of Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM), 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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15 Citations (Scopus)
1038 Downloads (Pure)

Contextual Intrusion Alerts for SCADA Networks

Al Balushi, A. S. A., McLaughlin, K. & Sezer, S., 21 Feb 2016, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Information Systems Security and Privacy. p. 457-464 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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429 Downloads (Pure)

IEEE C37.118-2 Synchrophasor Communication Framework: Overview, Cyber Vulnerabilities Analysis and Performance Evaluation

Khan, R., McLaughlin, K., Laverty, D. & Sezer, S., 21 Feb 2016, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Information Systems Security and Privacy. SciTePress, p. 159-170 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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12 Citations (Scopus)
1720 Downloads (Pure)

Modelling Duqu 2.0 Malware using Attack Trees with Sequential Conjunction

Maynard, P., McLaughlin, K. & Sezer, S., 21 Feb 2016, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Information Systems Security and Privacy. SciTePress, p. 465-472 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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4 Citations (Scopus)
510 Downloads (Pure)

Multidimensional Intrusion Detection System for IEC 61850 based SCADA Networks

Yang, Y., Gao, L., Yuan, Y-B., McLaughlin, K., Sezer, S. & Gong, Y-F., 26 Aug 2016, In : Ieee Transactions On Power Delivery. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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37 Citations (Scopus)
1140 Downloads (Pure)

N-gram Opcode Analysis for Android Malware Detection

Kang, B., Yerima, S. Y., Sezer, S. & McLaughlin, K., 30 Nov 2016, In : International Journal on Cyber Situational Awareness. 1, 1, p. 231-254 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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576 Downloads (Pure)

N-opcode analysis for android malware classification and categorization

Kang, B., Yerima, S. Y., McLaughlin, K. & Sezer, S., 11 Jul 2016, Cyber Security: Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Cyber Security and Protection of Digital Services. United Kingdom: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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29 Citations (Scopus)
306 Downloads (Pure)

OSCIDS: An Ontology based SCADA Intrusion Detection Framework

Al Balushi, A., McLaughlin, K. & Sezer, S., 01 Jul 2016, Proceedings of the 13th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications . Vol. 4: SECRYPT. p. 327-335 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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1 Citation (Scopus)
291 Downloads (Pure)

STPA-SafeSec: Safety and Security Analysis for Cyber-Physical Systems

Friedberg, I., McLaughlin, K., Smith, P., Laverty, D. & Sezer, S., 30 Jun 2016, In : Journal of Information Security and Applications. 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

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36 Citations (Scopus)
348 Downloads (Pure)

Threat Analysis of BlackEnergy Malware for Synchrophasor based Real-time Control and Monitoring in Smart Grid

Khan, R., Maynard, P., McLaughlin, K., Laverty, D. & Sezer, S., 25 Aug 2016, 4th International Symposium for ICS & SCADA Cyber Security Research 2016. BCS, p. 53-63 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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2466 Downloads (Pure)

Towards a Resilience Metric Framework for Cyber-Physical Systems

Friedberg, I., McLaughlin, K., Smith, P. & Wurzenberger, M., 25 Aug 2016, 4th International Symposium for ICS & SCADA Cyber Security Research 2016 (ICS-CSR 2016). BCS Learning & Development Ltd, p. 19-22 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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5116 Downloads (Pure)
2015

A Cyber-Physical Security Analysis of Synchronous-Islanded Microgrid Operation

Friedberg, I., Laverty, D., McLaughlin, K. & Smith, P., 17 Sep 2015, Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium for ICS & SCADA Cyber Security Research 2015. BCS Learning & Development Ltd, p. 52-62 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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546 Downloads (Pure)

Cybersecurity Test-Bed for IEC 61850 based Smart Substations

Yang, Y., Jiang, H. T., McLaughlin, K., Gao, L., Yuan, Y. B., Huang, W. & Sezer, S., Jul 2015, Proceedings of 2015 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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19 Citations (Scopus)
1797 Downloads (Pure)

Implementation Experiences from Smart Grid Security Applications and Outlook on Future Research

Basagiannis, S., Chabukswar, R., Yang, Y., McLaughlin, K. & Boubekeur, M., Jul 2015, Smart Grid Security: Innovative Solutions for a Modernized Grid. Elsevier, p. 283-306

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Investigating Cyber-Physical Attacks against IEC 61850 Photovoltaic Inverter Installations

Kang, B., Maynard, P., McLaughlin, K., Sezer, S., Andrén, F., Seitl, C., Kupzog, F. & Strasser, T., Sep 2015, Proceedings of 2015 IEEE 20th Conference on Emerging Technologies & Factory Automation (ETFA). Luxembourg: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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23 Citations (Scopus)
1720 Downloads (Pure)

PageRank in Malware Categorization

Kang, B., Yerima, S., McLaughlin, K. & Sezer, S., Oct 2015, RACS: Proceedings of the 2015 Conference on Research in Adaptive and Convergent Systems. Czech Republic: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), p. 291-295 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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2 Citations (Scopus)
222 Downloads (Pure)

Secure Communications in Smart Grid: Networking and Protocols

McLaughlin, K., Friedberg, I., Kang, B., Maynard, P., Sezer, S. & McWilliams, G., Jul 2015, Smart Grid Security: Innovative Solutions for a Modernized Grid. Elsevier, p. 113-148

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Towards a Cyber-physical Resilience Framework for Smart Grids

Friedberg, I., McLaughlin, K. & Smith, P., Jun 2015, Intelligent Mechanisms for Network Configuration and Security: 9th IFIP WG 6.6 International Conference on Autonomous Infrastructure, Management, and Security, AIMS 2015, Ghent, Belgium, June 22-25, 2015. Proceedings. Latre, S., Charalambrides, M., Francois, J., Schmitt, C. & Stiller, B. (eds.). Springer, p. 140-144 5 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 9122).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

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313 Downloads (Pure)
2014

A Dynamic Topology Discovery Method for Smart Substation Networks

Yang, Y., Gao, L., Yuan, Y., Zhang, D., Bu, Q. & McLaughlin, K., Sep 2014, China International Conference on Electricity Distribution (CICED), 2014. Proceedings.. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 1070-1074 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Comparison Method for Differentiation of IEC 61850 based Substation Configuration Files

Yang, Y., Gao, L., Zhang, D. N., Yuan, Y. B., Bu, Q. S., McLaughlin, K. & Sezer, S., Oct 2014, 2014 International Conference on Power System Technology (POWERCON). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 1796-1801 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Intrusion Detection Systems for Critical Infrastructure

Pranggono, B., McLaughlin, K., Yang, Y. & Sezer, S., 29 Jan 2014, The State of the Art in Intrusion Prevention and Detection. Khan Pathan, A-S. (ed.). Taylor and Francis

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Malware detection: program run length against detection rate

O'Kane, P., Sezer, S., McLaughlin, K. & Gyu Im, E., Feb 2014, In : IET Software. 8, 1, p. 42-51 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Multi-Attribute SCADA-Specific Intrusion Detection System for Power Networks

Yang, Y., McLaughlin, K., Sezer, S., Littler, T., Im, E. G., Pranggono, B. & Wang, H. F., Jun 2014, In : Ieee Transactions On Power Delivery. 29, 3, p. 1092-1102

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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81 Citations (Scopus)
1048 Downloads (Pure)

N-gram density based malware detection

O'Kane, P., Sezer, S. & McLaughlin, K., 20 Jan 2014, 2014 World Symposium on Computer Applications and Research (WSCAR). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

7 Citations (Scopus)

PRECYSE: Cyber-attack Detection and Response for Industrial Control Systems

McLaughlin, K., Smith, P., Sezer, S., Ma, Z. & Skopik, F., 11 Sep 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Stateful Intrusion Detection for IEC 60870-5-104 SCADA Security

Yang, Y., McLaughlin, K., Sezer, S., Yuan, Y. B. & Huang, W., 27 Jul 2014, 2014 IEEE PES General Meeting Conference & Exposition. p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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12 Citations (Scopus)
1875 Downloads (Pure)

Towards Understanding Man-In-The-Middle Attacks on IEC 60870-5-104 SCADA Networks

Maynard, P., McLaughlin, K. & Haberler, B., 12 Sep 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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