Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
IEEE Communications Magazine
Large-scale nuclear electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attacks and natural disasters can cause extensive network failures across wide geographic regions. Although operational networks are designed to handle most single or dual faults, recent efforts have also focused on more capable multi-failure disaster recovery schemes. Concurrently, advances in software-defined networking (SDN) technologies have delivered highly-adaptable frameworks for implementing new and improved service provisioning and recovery paradigms in real-world settings. Hence this study leverages these new innovations to develop a robust disaster recovery (counter-EMP) framework for large backbone networks. Detailed findings from an experimental testbed study are also presented.
Oliveira, Diogo; Ghani, Nasir; Hayat, Majeed M.; Crichigno, Jorge; and Bou-Harb, Elias, "SDN Testbed for Evaluation of Large Exo-Atmospheric EMP Attacks" (2019). Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty Research and Publications. 531.
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