Critical infrastructures under constant attack

A new report on critical infrastructure attacks that outlines potential countries, possible methods and targets for hackers. January, 2010

Report: Critical Infrastructures Under Constant Cyberattack Globally

Critical infrastructure systems around the world are the targets of repeated cyberattacks, according to a new global survey of technology executives in these industries. They believe some of the attacks are coming not just from individual cybercriminals but terrorists and foreign nation states.

The United States and China are believed to be the most likely countries to conduct a cyberattack against the critical infrastructure of another nation, according to the respondents.

Companies and agencies operating in the banking and finance sectors, energy and natural resources, telecommunications and internet service providers, transportation and mass transit, chemical production and storage, food distribution and government services are considered critical infrastructure companies.

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