SRID: State Relation Based Intrusion Detection for False Data Injection Attacks in SCADA Conference Paper uri icon


  • Advanced false data injection attack in targeted malware intrusion is becoming an emerging severe threat to the Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) system. Several intrusion detection schemes have been proposed previously [1, 2]. However, designing an effective real-time detection system for a resource-constraint device is still an open problem for the research community. In this paper, we propose a new relation-graph-based detection scheme to defeat false data injection attacks at the SCADA system, even when injected data may seemly fall within a valid/normal range. To balance effectiveness and efficiency, we design a novel detection model, alternation vectors with state relation graph. Furthermore, we propose a new inference algorithm to infer the injection point(s), i.e., the attack origin, in the system. We evaluate SRID with a real-world power plant simulator. The experiment results show that SRID can detect various false data injection attacks with a low false positive rate at 0.0125%. Meanwhile, SRID can dramatically reduce the search space of attack origins and accurately locate most of attack origins. 2014 Springer International Publishing Switzerland.

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author list (cited authors)

  • Wang, Y., Xu, Z., Zhang, J., Xu, L., Wang, H., & Gu, G.

citation count

  • 53

complete list of authors

  • Wang, Yong||Xu, Zhaoyan||Zhang, Jialong||Xu, Lei||Wang, Haopei||Gu, Guofei

publication date

  • January 2014