Publications

2019

R. Bolboaca, B. Genge, P. Haller, Using Side-Channels to Detect Abnormal Behavior in Industrial Control Systems, 2019 IEEE 15th International Conference on Intelligent Computer Communication and Processing (ICCP 2019), September 5-7, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2019 (Accepted).

H. Sandor, B. Genge, P. Haller, A. Bica, A Security-Enhanced Interoperability Middleware for the Internet of Things, 2019 7th International Symposium on Digital Forensics and Security (ISDFS), pp. 1-6, 2019.

P. Szabo, B. Genge, Circle Map for Internet of Things Networks , 7th International Symposium on Digital Forensics and Security (ISDFS), pp. 1-5, 2019.

B. Genge, P. Haller, C. Enachescu, Anomaly Detection in Aging Industrial Internet of Things, IEEE Access 7, pp. 74217-74230, 2019.

H. Sandor, B. Genge, Z. Szanto, L. Marton, P. Haller, Cyber attack detection and mitigation: Software Defined Survivable Industrial Control Systems, International Journal of Critical Infrastructure Protection 25, pp. 152-168, 2019.

B. Genge, P. Haller, A.V. Duka, H. Sandor, A lightweight key generation scheme for end-to-end data authentication in Industrial Control Systems, at-Automatisierungstechnik 67 (5), pp. 417-428, 2019.

P. Haller, B. Genge, A.V. Duka, On the practical integration of anomaly detection techniques in industrial control applications, International Journal of Critical Infrastructure Protection, vol. 24, pp. 48-68, 2019.

B. Genge, P. Haller, A.V. Duka, Engineering security-aware control applications for data authentication in smart industrial cyber–physical systems, Future Generation Computer Systems, vol. 91, pp. 206-222, 2019.

P. Haller, B. Genge, A.V. Duka, Engineering Edge Security in Industrial Control Systems , Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience, pp. 185-200, 2019.

2018

A. Collen, N. A Nijdam, J. Augusto-Gonzalez, S. K Katsikas, K. M Giannoutakis, G. Spathoulas, E. Gelenbe, K. Votis, D. Tzovaras, N Ghavami, M. Volkamer, P. Haller, A. Sánchez, M. Dimas, Ghost-safe-guarding home IoT environments with personalised real-time risk control, International ISCIS Security Workshop, Springer, Cham, pp. 68-78, 2018.

Z Szanto, H Sandor, B Genge, A Testbed for Performing Security Experiments with Software-Defined Industrial Control Systems, Proceedings of the Central European Cybersecurity Conference, 2018.

B. Genge, H. Piroska, H. Sandor: PROTECT-G: Protection of communications in natural gas transportation systems, 6th International Symposium on Digital Forensic and Security (ISDFS), pp. 1-5, 2018.

H Sandor, B Genge, Z Szanto: Infrastructure and framework for response and reconfiguration in Industry 4.0, 6th International Symposium on Digital Forensic and Security (ISDFS), pp. 1-6, 2018.

A.V. Duka, B. Genge, P. Haller: Enabling authenticated data exchanges in industrial control systems, 6th International Symposium on Digital Forensic and Security (ISDFS), pp. 1-5, 2018.

2017

H. Sandor, B. Genge, P. Haller, A.-V. Duka, B. Crainicu: Cross-Layer Anomaly Detection in Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems, 25th International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks, SoftCom2017, Split, Croatia, pp. 1-5, 2017.

P. Haller, B. Genge: Using Sensitivity Analysis and Cross-Association for the Design of Intrusion Detection Systems in Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems, IEEE Access, vol. 5, pp. 9336-9347, 2017.

B. Genge, P. Haller, C.D. Dumitru, C. Enachescu: Designing Optimal and Resilient Intrusion Detection Architectures for Smart Grids, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 2440-2451, Sept. 2017.

H. Sandor, P. Haller, B. Genge, Z. Katai: Optimally Scheduled Intervention in the Presence of Vulnerabilities for Modern Cyber-Physical Systems, 15th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN2017), Emden, Germany, 24-26 July, pp. 115-120, 2017 - Best Paper Award.

B. Genge, A.-V. Duka, P. Haller, B. Crainicu, H. Sandor, F. Graur: Design, Verification and Implementation of a Lightweight Remote Attestation Protocol for Process Control Systems, 15th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN2017), Emden, Germany, 24-26 July, pp. 75-82, 2017.

A.-V. Duka, B. Genge: Implementation of SIMON and SPECK lightweight block ciphers on programmable logic controllers, 2017 5th International Symposium on Digital Forensic and Security (ISDFS), Tirgu Mures, Romania, pp. 1-6, 2017.

B. Genge, F. Graur, B. Crainicu, P. Haller, A.-V. Duka: Practical Considerations on the Provisioning of Protection Strategies in Process Control Systems, European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security (ECCWS), Dublin, Irlanda, pp. 127-136, 2017.

A.-V. Duka, B. Genge, P. Haller, B. Crainicu: Enforcing End-To-End SecurityWith Application-Level Cryptography in SCADA Systems, Eleventh Annual IFIP Working Group 11.10 International Conference on Critical Infrastructure Protection, Arlington, Virginia, USA, March 13-15, Appears in Critical Infrastructure Protection XI: 11th IFIP WG 11.10 International Conference, ICCIP 2017, Arlington, VA, USA, March 13-15, 2017, Revised Selected Papers, pp. 139-155, 2017.

H. Sandor, B. Genge, P. Haller, F. Graur: Software Defined Response and Network Reconfiguration for Industrial Control Systems, Eleventh Annual IFIP Working Group 11.10 International Conference on Critical Infrastructure Protection, Arlington, Virginia, USA, March 13-15, Appears in Critical Infrastructure Protection XI: 11th IFIP WG 11.10 International Conference, ICCIP 2017, Arlington, VA, USA, March 13-15, 2017, Revised Selected Papers, pp. 157-173, 2017.


2016

I. Kiss, B. Genge: A Methodology for Optimal Control Network Design, The 11th International Conference on Critical Information Infrastructures Security (CRITIS2016), October 10-12, 2016 Paris, France.

B. Genge, P. Haller, I. Kiss: Big Data Processing to Detect Abnormal Behavior in Smart Grids, 1st EAI International Conference on Smart Grid Inspired Future Technologies, MAY 19-20, 2016, Liverpool, Great Britain, Volume 175 of the series Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, pp. 214-221, 2016.

B. Genge, C. Enachescu: ShoVAT: Shodan-based vulnerability assessment tool for Internet-facing services, Security and communication networks, Wiley, Volume 9, Issue 15, pp. 2696-2714, 2016, DOI: 10.1002/sec.1262.

B. Genge, P. Haller, I. Kiss: A Framework for Designing Resilient Intrusion Detection Systems for Critical Infrastructures, Tenth Annual IFIP Working Group 11.10 International Conference on Critical Infrastructure Protection, Arlington, Virginia, USA, March 14 - 16, 2016 Selected for publication in the International Journal of Critical Infrastructure Protection, Elsevier, Volume 15, December, pp. 3-11, 2016.

B. Genge, P. Haller: A Hierarchical Control Plane for Software-Defined Networks-based Industrial Control Systems, IEEE/IFIP Networking, Vienna, Austria, pp. 73-81, 2016. The software (OptimalFlow) can be freely downloaded from here.

B. Genge, I. Kiss, P. Haller, C. Siaterlis: Generating High Quality Data for the Protection of Modern Critical Infrastructures, International Symposium on Digital Forensics and Security, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA, pp. 53-58, 2016.


2015

Z. Gal, H. Sandor, B. Genge: Information flow and complex event processing of the sensor network communication, 2015 6th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Infocommunications (CogInfoCom), Gyor, Hungary, pp. 1-6, 2015.

B. Genge, P. Haller, I. Kiss: Cyber Security-Aware Network Design of Industrial Control Systems, IEEE Systems Journal, IEEE Systems Council, 2015 (Accepted).

B. Genge, F. Graur, P. Haller: Experimental Assessment of Network Design Approaches for Protecting Industrial Control Systems, International Journal of Critical Infrastructure Protection, Elsevier, vol. 11, pp. 24-38, 2015.

I. Kiss, B. Genge, P. Haller, G. Sebestyen: A Framework for Testing Stealthy Attacks in Energy Grids, IEEE 11th International Conference on Intelligent Computer Communication and Processing, September 3-5, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, pp. 553-560, 2015.

H. Sandor, B. Genge, G. Sebestyen: Resilience in the Internet of Things: The Software Defined Networking Approach, IEEE 11th International Conference on Intelligent Computer Communication and Processing, September 3-5, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, pp. 545-552, 2015.

I. Kiss, B. Genge, P. Haller: A Clustering-based Approach to Detect Cyber Attacks in Process Control Systems, INDIN 2015 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics, 22-24 July 2015, pp. 142-148, Cambridge, UK - Best Paper Award.

B. Genge, I. Kiss, P. Haller: A system dynamics approach for assessing the impact of cyber attacks on critical infrastructures, International Journal of Critical Infrastructure Protection, Elsevier, Volume 10, pp. 3-17, 2015, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcip.2015.04.001 (Elsevier Free Download). (rated as top 5 paper at Ninth IFIP WG 11.10 Int'l Conf. on Critical Infrastructure Protection, SRI, Arlington, Washington DC, USA, 2015 and selected for publication in International Journal of Critical Infrastructure Protection, Elsevier).

B. Genge, P. Haller, I. Kiss: A Linear Programming Approach for K-Resilient and Reliability-Aware Design of Large-Scale Industrial Networks, International Conference on Ad Hoc, Mobile, and Wireless Networks (ADHOC-NOW), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 9143, Athens, Greece, pp. 288-302, 2015, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-19662-6_20.

I. Kiss, B. Genge, P. Haller: Behavior-based Critical Cyber Asset Identification in Process Control Systems Under Cyber Attacks, 16th International Carpathian Control Conference, Miskolc, Hungary, pp. 196-201, 2015.

B. Genge, H. Sandor, P. Haller, A. Beres, I. Kiss: Using Software Defined Networking to Mitigate Cyber Attacks in Industrial Control Systems. Securing Cyber-Physical Systems, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, USA, pp. 305-330, 2015, ISBN 978-1-4987-0098-6 (Invited Book Chapter).


2014

I. Kiss, B. Genge, P. Haller, G. Sebestyen: Data clustering-based anomaly detection in industrial control systems. 2014 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Computer Communication and Processing (ICCP), Cluj-Napoca, Romania, September, pp. 275-281, 2014, ISBN 978-1-4799-6568-7.

B. Genge, A. Beres, P. Haller: A Survey on Cloud-based Software Platforms to Implement Secure Smart Grids. 49th IEEE International Universities' Power Engineering Conference, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, September, pp. 1-6, 2014, ISBN 978-1-4799-6556-4.

B. Genge, P. Haller, A. Gligor, A. Beres: An Approach for Cyber Security Experimentation Supporting Sensei/IoT for Smart Grid. Second International Symposium on Digital Forensics and Security, Houston, Texas, USA, pp. 37-42, May 2014, ISBN 978-975-394-076-4.

C. Siaterlis, B. Genge: Cyber-physical testbeds. Communications of the ACM, Vol. 57, No. 6, pp. 64-73, June 2014, ISSN:0001-0782, EISSN:1557-7317. (Software simulators can be freely downloaded from SourceForge)

B. Genge, D.A. Rusu, P. Haller: A Connection Pattern-based Approach to Detect Network Traffic Anomalies in Critical Infrastructures. 2014 ACM European Workshop on System Security (EuroSec2014), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pp. 1-6, 2014, ISBN 978-1-4503-2715-2.

B. Genge, C. Siaterlis: Physical process resilience-aware network design for SCADA systems. Computers & Electrical Engineering, Elsevier, Volume 40, Issue 1, pp. 142-157, 2014.


2013

C. Siaterlis, B. Genge, M. Hohenadel: EPIC: A testbed for scientifically rigorous cyber-physical security experimentation. IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp. 319-330, 2013. (Open Access)

D.A. Rusu, B. Genge, C. Siaterlis: SPEAR: A systematic approach for connection pattern-based anomaly detection in SCADA systems. In the Proc. of the 7th Interdisciplinarity in Engineering Conference (Inter-Eng), Tg. Mures, Romania, Procedia Technology, Elsevier, Volume 12, pp. 168-173, 2014 (Open Access).

B. Genge, C. Siaterlis, G. Karopoulos: Data Fusion-Based Anomaly Detection in Networked Critical Infrastructures. 43th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN 2013), Workshop on Reliability and Security Data Analysis (RSDA 2013), Budapest, Hungary, pp. 1-8, 2013.

B. Genge, C. Siaterlis: DDoS Resilient MPLS Network Design for Modern Critical Infrastructures. Seventh Annual IFIP WG 11.10 International Conference on Critical Infrastructure Protection, Marshall Hall, George Washington University, Washington, DC, To appear in Critical Infrastructure Protection VII, Springer, 2013 (rated as top 5 paper).

B. Genge, C. Siaterlis: Analysis of the Effects of Distributed Denial-of-Service Attacks on MPLS Networks. International Journal of Critical Infrastructure Protection, Elsevier, Volume 6, Issue 2, pp. 87-95, 2013.

C. Siaterlis, A. Perez-Garcia, B. Genge: On the use of Emulab testbeds for scientifically rigorous experiments. IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp. 929-942, 2013.