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- Apr 21, 2022 10:55 pm GMT
This item is part of the Cybersecurity - April 2022 SPECIAL ISSUE, click here for more
When the power goes out, whether from man-made or natural causes, critical systems go down, communications are hindered, water purification systems cease, refrigerators for food, medicine and vaccines become idle, emergency services, hospitals, banks, businesses, and community services are paralyzed.
Now imagine the grid fails as part of a larger strategy to cripple the nation. With the grid down, the vulnerabilities of our infrastructure would be exposed and life as we have become accustomed, would be lost. Uncertainty creates anxiety and chaos would ensue, weakening national security. Sound like the movie plot of a thrilling summer blockbuster? Or is this reality just a few mouse clicks away?
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