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Maria Bartnes

Research Director

Maria Bartnes

Research Director

Maria Bartnes
Phone: +47 452 18 102
Department: Software Engineering, Safety and Security
Office: Trondheim

Publications and responsibilities

Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1405690

The electric power industry is currently implementing major technological changes in order to achieve the goal of smart grids. However, these changes are expected to increase the susceptibility of the industry to IT security incidents. IT security preparedness exercises are not commonly performed in...

Authors Bartnes Maria
Year 2017
Type Journal publication
Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1356207

Recent attacks and threat reports indicate that industrial control organizations are attractive targets for attacks. Emerging threats create the need for a well-established capacity for responding to unwanted incidents. Such a capacity is influenced by organizational, human, and technological factor...

Authors Bartnes Maria
Year 2016
Type Journal publication
Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1314390

This paper reports on the results of an interview study that surveyed current practices regarding information security incident management in small and large distribution system operators (DSOs) in the Norwegian electric power industry. The findings indicate that current risk perception and prepared...

Authors Bartnes Maria
Year 2015
Type Journal publication
Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1245358

IT security preparedness exercises allow for practical collaborative training, which in turn leads to improved response capabilities to information security incidents for an organization. However, such exercises are not commonly performed in the electric power industry. We have observed a tabletop e...

Year 2015
Type Part of a book/report
Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1169991

Targeted cyber attacks are on the rise, and the power industry is an attractive target. Espionage and causing physical damage are likely goals of these targeted attacks. In the case of the power industry, the worst possible consequences are severe: large areas, including critical societal infrastruc...

Year 2014
Type Part of a book/report
Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1132614

This paper reports on an interview study on information security incident management that has been conducted in organizations operating industrial control systems that are highly dependent on conventional IT systems. Six distribution service operators from the power industry have participated in the...

Year 2014
Type Part of a book/report
Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+962378

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is increasingly becoming a part of all critical infrastructures, and thus there is an increasing need to include ICT in all risk assessments. This chapter explains the dependencies between ICT and other infrastructures and provides an overview of the th...

Year 2012
Type Part of a book/report