Introduction into the Technical Specification FprCEN/TS 16439 Electronic Fee Collection – Security Framework

The CEN Technical Specification (TS) "Electronic Fee Collection – Security Framework" contains more than 140 pages of rules, definitions and potential threats which could be applicable for an electronic fee collection (EFC) system. The EFC Security Framework covers all kinds of EFC systems, from small monolithic systems (e.g. Øresund Bridge) up to large interoperable EFC schemes like the European Electronic Toll System (EETS). The aim of the paper is to provide a layman's guide to the Security Framework. The paper gives a short overview on the content of the technical specifications. It also explains the main targets and definitions of the Framework. In addition, it describes the limitations of the security requirements and security measures defined in such a multi-applicable framework. It outlines the basic procedures to eliminate the limitation which is only possible when designing the security concept for a real existing EFC system. In advance, the paper provides basic advice on how to use the Security Framework together with other well established intelligent transportation (IT) related security standards. And finally a summary of the benefits using the security framework compared with the risks and disadvantages not doing so give reasons why the framework shall be applied.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Abstract reprinted with permission from Intelligent Transportation Society of America.
  • Corporate Authors:

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  • Authors:
    • Suter, Rolf
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  • Publication Date: 2012


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: CD-ROM; Figures; References;
  • Pagination: 8p
  • Monograph Title: 19th ITS World Congress, Vienna, Austria, 22 to 26 October 2012

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  • Accession Number: 01491971
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 3 2013 12:29PM