This award goes to young researchers who excel with their researches in the field of Critical Infrastructure Security by proposing innovative solutions. Eng. Faramondi was honoured for his article “Discovering Vulnerabilities in Heterogeneous Interconnected Systems”, where a methodology is proposed to identify the most critical points for a transportation network. This method aims to support the designers with useful elements for identifying the most critical elements in the network in order to improve the resilience and business continuity of the system.
The innovativeness of the methods and the impact of the research was judged by the international commission as the second-best paper.