The massive attack on national infrastructures in Australia, only recently publicized, as well as the attack on Israel’s water infrastructure, do well to illustrate the threats prevalent in the world.
Over the years we have more or less learned to deal with attacks of a criminal nature, such as theft, ransom, etc. We have also learned, although a bit less reliably, with theft of business information and secrets. However, as cyber-attacks expand to the industrial sector and critical national infrastructure (Cyber-Physical attacks), we are compelled to deal with attacks of a different kind, with ramifications and damage on an entirely different scale.
Learn more in the Help Net Security Article
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