Posts Tagged ‘Dependencies’

Resilience Index: An Alternative in Resilience Measurement

Posted: August 22, 2016 at 1:37 pm, Last Updated: August 24, 2016 at 11:43 am

By Francisco José Miranda Perales   In recent times, resilience has been proposed almost systematically as a response and solution every time a crisis has occurred. However, how can we know whether the solutions adopted to achieve resilience are sufficient? Providing an answer to this question is not possible without finding a way to measure […]

Lessons and Needs for Improving Critical Infrastructures’ Resilience

Posted: August 10, 2016 at 11:47 am, Last Updated: August 18, 2016 at 10:42 am

Paul Théron, PhD, FBCI Developing a critical infrastructure’s aptitude for resilience requires proper concepts and definitions as well as good governance.[1] This short paper presents seven lessons about resilience of critical infrastructures (CI) that imply a need for more adequate related standards. The first lesson that must be brought forward is that beyond the wide […]

Incorporating Logical Dependencies and Interdependencies into Infrastructure Analyses

Posted: February 17, 2016 at 2:18 pm, Last Updated: August 18, 2016 at 11:11 am

Frédéric Petit and Lawrence Paul Lewis, Risk and Infrastructure Science Center Global Security Sciences Division, Argonne National Laboratory Introduction Critical infrastructure dependencies and interdependencies are fundamental considerations when assessing the resilience of infrastructure—and, ultimately, the resilience of the community, sector, or region in which the infrastructure is located. Critical infrastructure assets help other entities function […]