Leveraging semantics for actionable intrusion detection in building automation systems

Davide Fauri, Michail Kapsalakis, Daniel Ricardo dos Santos, Elisa Costante, Jerry den Hartog, Sandro Etalle

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Abstract

In smart buildings, physical components (e.g., controllers, sensors, and actuators) are interconnected and communicate with each other using network protocols such as BACnet. Many smart building networks are now connected to the Internet, enabling attackers to exploit vulnerabilities in critical buildings. Network monitoring is crucial to detect such attacks and allow building operators to react accordingly. In this paper, we propose an intrusion detection system for building automation networks that detects known and unknown attacks, as well as anomalous behavior. It does so by leveraging protocol knowledge and specific BACnet semantics: by using this information, the alerts raised by our system are meaningful and actionable. To validate our approach, we use a real-world dataset coming from the building network of a Dutch university, as well as a simulated dataset generated in our lab facilities.

LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationCritical Information Infrastructures Security - 13th International Conference, CRITIS 2018, Revised Selected Papers
EditorsEric Luiijf, Inga Žutautaitė, Bernhard M. Hämmerli
PublisherSpringer
Pages113-125
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9783030058487
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2019
Event13th International Conference on Critical Information Infrastructures Security, CRITIS 2018 - Kaunas, Lithuania
Duration: 24 Sep 201826 Sep 2018

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume11260 LNCS
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349

Conference

Conference13th International Conference on Critical Information Infrastructures Security, CRITIS 2018
CountryLithuania
CityKaunas
Period24/09/1826/09/18

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Intelligent buildings
Intrusion detection
Intrusion Detection
Automation
Semantics
Network protocols
Attack
Network Monitoring
Actuators
Network Protocols
Internet
Vulnerability
Controllers
Anomalous
Monitoring
Actuator
Sensors
Controller
Unknown
Sensor

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Fauri, D., Kapsalakis, M., dos Santos, D. R., Costante, E., den Hartog, J., & Etalle, S. (2019). Leveraging semantics for actionable intrusion detection in building automation systems. In E. Luiijf, I. Žutautaitė, & B. M. Hämmerli (Eds.), Critical Information Infrastructures Security - 13th International Conference, CRITIS 2018, Revised Selected Papers (pp. 113-125). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 11260 LNCS). Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-05849-4_9
Fauri, Davide ; Kapsalakis, Michail ; dos Santos, Daniel Ricardo ; Costante, Elisa ; den Hartog, Jerry ; Etalle, Sandro. / Leveraging semantics for actionable intrusion detection in building automation systems. Critical Information Infrastructures Security - 13th International Conference, CRITIS 2018, Revised Selected Papers. editor / Eric Luiijf ; Inga Žutautaitė ; Bernhard M. Hämmerli. Springer, 2019. pp. 113-125 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)).
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Fauri, D, Kapsalakis, M, dos Santos, DR, Costante, E, den Hartog, J & Etalle, S 2019, Leveraging semantics for actionable intrusion detection in building automation systems. in E Luiijf, I Žutautaitė & BM Hämmerli (eds), Critical Information Infrastructures Security - 13th International Conference, CRITIS 2018, Revised Selected Papers. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), vol. 11260 LNCS, Springer, pp. 113-125, 13th International Conference on Critical Information Infrastructures Security, CRITIS 2018, Kaunas, Lithuania, 24/09/18. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-05849-4_9

Leveraging semantics for actionable intrusion detection in building automation systems. / Fauri, Davide; Kapsalakis, Michail; dos Santos, Daniel Ricardo; Costante, Elisa; den Hartog, Jerry; Etalle, Sandro.

Critical Information Infrastructures Security - 13th International Conference, CRITIS 2018, Revised Selected Papers. ed. / Eric Luiijf; Inga Žutautaitė; Bernhard M. Hämmerli. Springer, 2019. p. 113-125 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 11260 LNCS).

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Fauri D, Kapsalakis M, dos Santos DR, Costante E, den Hartog J, Etalle S. Leveraging semantics for actionable intrusion detection in building automation systems. In Luiijf E, Žutautaitė I, Hämmerli BM, editors, Critical Information Infrastructures Security - 13th International Conference, CRITIS 2018, Revised Selected Papers. Springer. 2019. p. 113-125. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)). Available from, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-05849-4_9