Project details

Acronym: HIPOW
Project: Protection of The European Council Directive 2008/114/EC defines: ‘Critical infrastructure’ (CI) means an asset, system or part thereof located in Member States which is essential for the maintenance of vital societal functions, health, safety, security, economic..
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Critical Infrastructure
against High Power Microwave Threats
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Program: FP7
Agency: EU
Start: 01-06-12
End: 31-05-15
CIPRNet partners: Fraunhofer IAIS

The HIPOW Project aims to develop a holistic regime for protection of critical infrastructures against threats from electromagnetic radiation. The holistic regime will include guidance regarding hardening measures and robust architectures, a suggested effect of uncertainty on objectives
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management process applicable on organizational level, input to standards and guidelines applicable for critical infrastructures on national and European level.
The project will conduct real experiments and tests on components and systems that constitute parts of critical infrastructures and develop a prototype sensor that can detect radiation. Based on the experiments the project will recommend detection and protective measures.

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