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An Analysis of Cyber Security Attack Taxonomies. / Derbyshire, Ric; Green, Benjamin; Mauthe, Andreas Ulrich; Busby, Jeremy Simon; Hutchison, David.

Workshop on Safety & Security aSSurance for Critical Infrastructures Protection. IEEE, 2018. p. 153-161.

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Derbyshire, R, Green, B, Mauthe, AU, Busby, JS & Hutchison, D 2018, An Analysis of Cyber Security Attack Taxonomies. in Workshop on Safety & Security aSSurance for Critical Infrastructures Protection. IEEE, pp. 153-161, Workshop on Safety & Security aSSurance for Critical Infrastructures Protection, London, United Kingdom, 27/04/18. https://doi.org/10.1109/EuroSPW.2018.00028

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Derbyshire, R., Green, B., Mauthe, A. U., Busby, J. S., & Hutchison, D. (2018). An Analysis of Cyber Security Attack Taxonomies. In Workshop on Safety & Security aSSurance for Critical Infrastructures Protection (pp. 153-161). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/EuroSPW.2018.00028

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Derbyshire R, Green B, Mauthe AU, Busby JS, Hutchison D. An Analysis of Cyber Security Attack Taxonomies. In Workshop on Safety & Security aSSurance for Critical Infrastructures Protection. IEEE. 2018. p. 153-161 https://doi.org/10.1109/EuroSPW.2018.00028

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Derbyshire, Ric ; Green, Benjamin ; Mauthe, Andreas Ulrich ; Busby, Jeremy Simon ; Hutchison, David. / An Analysis of Cyber Security Attack Taxonomies. Workshop on Safety & Security aSSurance for Critical Infrastructures Protection. IEEE, 2018. pp. 153-161

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