Intelligent security for smart utilities
- Apr 28, 2020 10:46 pm GMT
This item is part of the Cybersecurity for Utilities - Spring 2020 SPECIAL ISSUE, click here for more
According to the World Economic forum (WEF), 54% of utilities expect a cyberattack this year. This is partly due to the fact that digitization is making utilities more vulnerable, and partly as a result of the fact that the impact of attacks is felt far faster, and is far more detrimental, when it comes to critical infrastructure.
Even two years ago, the typical power or water network wasn’t connected to the internet or multiple other networks. This made utilities a tiny target in the grand scheme of things, making cybersecurity a negligible consideration.
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