Thursday, 22 January 2015

Saturday, 10 January 2015

Media Interview: Defending the Power Grid against Cyber Attack

Chatham House Associate Fellow David Livingstone speaks to Bloomberg on defending the U.K. power grid against cyber attacks:

The most successful types of hacks -- which are probably those that infiltrated the U.S. grid -- get into the core of the system while remaining undetected, said David Livingstone, Chatham House international security fellow. 

Criminals are recruited on the dark web and disappear after the hack is complete, he said. They could be anyone from eco-terrorists trying to shut down a nuclear power station to nation-states storing information for future use. 


Full article here:  

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-01-09/power-grid-under-cyber-attack-every-minute-sees-u-k-up-defenses