Accession Number : AD1053011

Title :   Cyber-Defense Return on Investment for NAVFAC Energy Technologies

Descriptive Note : Technical Report

Corporate Author : Naval Postgraduate School Monterey, United States

Personal Author(s) : Adams,Brian J ; Hartner,Cameron C

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Report Date : 01 Dec 2017

Pagination or Media Count : 61

Abstract : This study was conducted in support of a Department of Defense (DOD) effort to improve cybersecurity in relation to DOD installation control systems. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command(SPAWAR) is developing programs to assist decision-making for the selection of cyber-security products for U.S. naval installations and infrastructure. We interviewed a sample of Naval Facilities Engineering Command employees utilizing the Value-Focused Thinking technique developed by Dr. Ralph Keeney in the 1990s. The interviews revealed various means objectives and fundamental objectives that we compiled into a network. The network organizes values into means and fundamental objectives and also helps to clarify terminology often used within cyber-security communities. Our goal is for, through organization and the clarification of terms, this study to serve as an initial step to the identification of objective performance measurements, which can inform the decision making-process.

Descriptors :   computer security , control systems , COMPUTER SECURITY TECHNIQUES , decision making , cyber defense techniques , energy systems , electrical grids , infrastructure , reliability , resilience

Subject Categories : Computer Systems Management and Standards
      Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE