SCADA & Security of Critical Infrastructures

In the last few years there has been an increase within the worldwide security community consciousness of the risks related to cyber-attacks against critical infrastructures of a countries; an event considered by principal security experts extremely likely. Probably the strongest jolt has been caused by events such as the spread of the cyber weapon Stuxnet. This represented a historic change in the conception of military conflict: by using a malicious code, an actor in cyberspace could cause serious damages to entire populations.

Quelle: vom 22.02.13