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Resilience and survivability in communication networks: Strategies, principles, and survey of disciplines

Topics: Communications, Homeland Security Theory Policy and Practice, Information Technology and Cybersecurity, Terrorism, Critical Infrastructure Theory, Policy and Practice,

This document analyzes the resilience of the internet as a system of networks, it’s susceptibility to failure, and proposes a strategy to increase the resilience of the internet through principles for resilient design and techniques to analyze resilience. This paper describes different resilience disciplines, past failures, previous frameworks and strategies. Finally, it describes a new ResiliNets strategy to increase the resilience of the internet, with accompanying techniques and principles.

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