Maritime infrastructures are critical infrastructures for they play a crucial role in supplying a society, the functioning of the economy, maintaining mobility and the deployment of renewable energies. For this reason the institute is focusing its research and development on the improvement of the resilience of maritime infrastructures in a holistic approach including diverse safety and security aspects.
In the past, situation pictures of security applications were presented on maps or screens using a two-dimensional portrayal on a map basis, with a numerous graphic elements to depict the terrain, teams and vehicles.
Security has always been an important part of society, and guaranteeing it is one of the state’s main priorities. This includes restoring things to a safe and secure status in the event of malfunctions or attacks, and preventing such incidents from taking place altogether. Moreover, the responsibility for the safe and secure running of infrastructures lies with the operator, who must comply with the resulting requirements. This assignment of tasks occurs through legal norms and voiced public interest, but also arises not least due to economic interest in achieving reliable and efficient processes.