Study Highlights ‘Relentless’ Attacks On Critical Infrastructure

Cyber-attacks on critical infrastructure are “relentless and continuous”, with successful attacks often taking systems offline, a new study has found.

The study by the Ponemon Institute, based on a survey of 701 security professionals in seven countries, including the UK, found that 90 percent of respondents said their systems had been affected by at least one successful attack in the past two years.

The study, commissioned by IT security firm Tenable, focused on companies in the utilities, energy, health and transport sectors using technology such as industrial control systems (ICS).

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Source: Silicon UK