Attack Trees vs. Fault Trees: Two Sides of the Same Coin from Different Currencies

Carlos E. Budde*, Christina Kolb, Mariëlle Stoelinga

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Abstract

This work compares formal approaches to define and operate with attack trees and fault trees. We start by investigating similarities between the syntactic structure, semantics, and qualitative analysis, of static attack trees and fault trees. Then we point out differences of the analysis methods and metrics between the two formalisms, providing a deeper insight for their dynamic variants. Finally, we overview several extensions and categorise them using the new concept of dimension, which allows us to compare these extensions and point out research gaps.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationQuantitative Evaluation of Systems
Subtitle of host publication18th International Conference, QEST 2021, Proceedings
EditorsAlessandro Abate, Andrea Marin
Place of PublicationCham
PublisherSpringer
Pages457-467
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-85172-9
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-85171-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Aug 2021
Event18th International Conference on Quantitative Evaluation of Systems, QEST 2021 - Virtual Conference
Duration: 23 Aug 202127 Aug 2021
Conference number: 18

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
PublisherSpringer
Volume12846
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349

Conference

Conference18th International Conference on Quantitative Evaluation of Systems, QEST 2021
Abbreviated titleQEST 2021
CityVirtual Conference
Period23/08/2127/08/21

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