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Consortium as a whole

 

Sawsoc consortium consists of eleven members from 7 different Countries, established on the following criteria:

  • experties in different aspects to ensure full coverage of all issues relevant to the project, including societal and human aspects;

  • balanced involvement among research organizations/academia, end-users, SMEs (Small/Medium Enterprise) and industrial partners;

  • participation in earlier and on-going relevant projects or initiatives;

  • EU dimension, which means geografical distribution of works among EU Member States.

     


     

 Informations about individual partner are below

 

 

SELEX ES SPA - Italy

 

 

 

 

Description: 

Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, is an international leader in electronic and information solutions for defence, aerospace, space, security, high-integrity surveillance, network management, information security and mission-essential services.

Role in SAWSOC:

SELEX will be in charge of project coordination, in particular of the overall project and consortium management. SELEX will be responsible for the reporting, controlling, assessment and dissemination of the project progress. On the technical side, SELEX will contribute with its expertise in logical and physical security solutions to the design and development of SAWSOC components and platform, with a major effort on the correlation engine, and as technology provider of enabling technologies like Biometrics, Video Surveillance, SOC solutions.

 

 

CINI (Consorzio Interuniversitario Nazionale per l'Informatica) - Italy

 

 

 

 

Description:

CINI (Consorzio Interuniversitario Nazionale per l'Informatica), is a consortium of Computer Science and Computer Engineering research groups operating within Italian Universities. It currently comprises the major Italian Universities and receives support from the Ministry for University and Research (MIUR), and from the Ministry for Industry. Similarly to other consortia recently activated across Europe, most CINI's research activities are performed by the Research Units located at the member Universities. The Research Team which will be contributing to the project is the Fault and Intrusion Tolerant Networked SystemS (FITNESS) Research Group, which consists of researchers, who are currently at the University of Naples Parthenope.

Role in SAWSOC:

CINI will be in charge of the SAWSOC technical coordination.
The main objectives of the research activity that CINI will do within the context of SAWSOC are: i) To identify events and security-relevant information which are to be collected; ii) To develop security probes which collect events, and route them to the core processing engine of the SAWSOC platform; iii) To investigate how events manifest at the different architectural levels of a service infrastructure - with respect to the logical and the physical domain - and to develop effective techniques for spotting anomalies and for cross-correlating such events/anomalies, and iv) to provide trustworthy (i.e. reliable and not falsifiable) evidence of security incidents.

 

  

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der angewandten Forschung E.V - Germany

 

 

 

 

Description:

The Fraunhofer‐Gesellschaft is the leading organisation for institutes of applied research in Germany, undertaking contract research on behalf of industry, service sector and government.It provides solutions for network-centric architectures and image-processing systems both in security and defence areas as well as in industrial production. The range is augmented by development of methods for the fusion of information from heterogeneous sourlces.

Role in SAWSOC:

As an RTO, FHG-IOSB will be involved in the definition and implementation of physical security techniques by means of video surveillance.This includes the review, adaption and implementation of appropriate video surveillance techniques.FhG-IOSB will be aiming at deriving visually observable events by means of video surveillance techniques to feed the SOC accordingly.

 

 

Israel Electric Corporation - Israel

 

 

 

 

 

 

Description: 

The Israel Electric Corporation (IEC)generates, transmits and distributes substantially all the electricity in the State of Israel and it is one of the largest industrial companies in Israel. IEC is a primary electricity supplier in Israel providing all Israel electricity demand requirements.IEC is equipped with various Lab's (Electrical, Metering, Communication, Remote Command and Control,etc.) including equipment, tools and technical staff with "how-know" knowledge for conducting all kind ofprojects in the area of energy generation, transmission and distribution till LV consumers, ICT, "smart grids" and infrastructure security.

Role in SAWSOC:

IEC will be an end user in the project.IEC will provide the scenarios for the product development, verification and validation. IEC will provide the user requirements and also tools and support for verification, requirements validation, and requirements change management process.

 

 

ENAV Spa - Italy

 

 

 

 

Description:  

ENAV S.p.A. is the company which provides the Air Traffic Control service, not to mention other essential services for air navigation, in the Italian Skies and on the national airports, with a consistently improved level of security, efficiency and regularity.

Role in SAWSOC:

ENAV is the Italian SAWSOC end user, namely an extremely Critical Infrastructure, dealing with flight
security of millions of people. ENAV is involved in the Use Case 1, related to ATM infrastructures physical and logical security. ENAV, which is now involved in several “corporate wide” programs which aim to improve the technological infrastructure of the Air Navigation Services.

 

 

Intercede Ltd - United Kingdom

 

 

 

 

Description:  

Intercede produces the MyID Identity and Credential Management System (IDCMS). Intercede MyID provides secure registration, ID verification, smart card personalization and lifecycle management within a single integrated platform.

Role in SAWSOC: 

As a leading provider of Identity and credential Management software, INTRCED has a wealth of practical experience in the design and delivery of combined physical and logical access control token management systems. INTRCED’s ‘MyID’ product provides a very flexible platform for policy-driven workflow management in a security context. INTRCED can provide advice and design input to many aspects of the project, with special expertise in the areas of smart card and mobile credential production, deployment and maintenance.

 

 

ESPION Ltd - Ireland

 

 

 

 

Description:  

The company has five main business areas: Information Governance, Forensics and eDiscovery, Security Management, Technology Distribution and Research & Training. Espion are information security experts. Our clients trust us to ensure that critical information – from sensitive customer details to intellectual property – is secure.

Role in SAWSOC: 

Espion have expertise in delivering/implementing SIEM technology solutions to their clients as well as providing an extensive consulting service around information and network security. Espion expertise will allow to contribute to the Logical Domain as stated in this project, helping identify gaps and pitfalls in the current security products on the market which should allow to generate ideas and improvements to aid the overall project goals.

 

 

Lonix Oy - Finland

 

 

 

Description:

Lonix Oy is a Finnish system & software company that specializes in integrated building management systems (IBMS), security and building automation and monitoring systems. The Lonix Solution includes an open software platform, COBA Building Operating System (BOS) Software, which allows for integrations of a wide variety of building systems.

Role in SAWSOC: 

In this project Lonix is ready to extend the Lonix COBA integration platform with new interfaces to utilize system integration in SAWSOC platform that combines diverse information from multiple sources thus allowing utilization of information and events available in existing physical systems as part of the information stream used as input for advanced information correlation and rule-based decision making. The analyzed information can further trigger the needed action in all connected systems, including e.g. Building Automation and Security Systems.

 

 

Bergische Universität Wuppertal Institut für Sicherungssysteme - Germany

 

 

 

 

Description:

The University of Wuppertal (Bergische Universität Wuppertal/ BUW) with its seven faculties, the BUW provides almost 40 degree programs in the fields of Natural Sciences and Engineering, Economics, Humanities, Educational Sciences, Architecture and Design. The Institute for Security Systems (BUW) was founded in 2009 as part of the University of Wuppertal. Following aninterdisciplinary approach the BUW primarily deals with fundamental technical and societal aspects for the protection of man and environment.

Role in SAWSOC: 

As the involved department of the institute primarily deals with the societal dimensions of security, the BUW will develop a concept for evaluating citizen feelings of security with regard to the proposed case studies. This includes the review of existing key literature as well as the design of an interview guideline for assessing perceptions of fragmented security approaches among the general public.

 

 

 

ESAPROJEKT SP. Z O.O. - Poland

 

Description:

ESAPROJEKT is a Polish enterprise - software house and system integrator that provides complex ICT services for clients from public and private industry sector. It serves the following sectors: security, healthcare and health-informatics, public administration, environmental protection, civil service, logistics, road transport. ESAPROJEKT is also ISV (Independent Software Vendor) offering large variety of complete solutions.

Role in SAWSOC:

ESAPROJEKT’s role will be focused on designing and implementing SAWSOC platform. The whole process will be preceded by use case analysis and user requirements collection. ESAPROJEKT will also be involved in the demonstration and validation process especially on the third use case based on the Cracovia Stadium.

 

 

Comarch SA (Cracovia Stadium) - Poland

Description:

Comarch is the majority shareholder of the Cracovia sports club – the oldest football club in Poland (founded in 1906). For the several years football club designed a modern stadium for 15,000 spectators. Installed during the construction, a modern security system meets the highest international standards and provides protection and safety for the fans, located in the stadium. As an IT Security Research & Development Department we have specialized for many years in the implementation of advanced technology and scientific solutions for IT security.

Role in SAWSOC: 

Comarch's role in this project will be twofold. On one side, relying on its long experience and success in designing and implementing innovative solutions in the field of IT security and mobile security, as well as designing and creating complex correlation engines. On the other side, as the Majority shareholder of the Cracovia sports club, COMARCH will also be stakeholder in the implementation phase and the validation of recommended solutions (WP5, WP6).