Integrated Infrastructure: Cyber Resiliency in Society

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Governments, in particular, are increasingly concerned about the threat to their economies posed by cyber attacks to individual entities and critical national infrastructure. The motivations and capabilities of cyber attackers are also changing over time with state sponsored cyber terrorism become more visible and threatened than the perils posed by lone hackers.

The UK Critical Infrastructure Cyber Catastrophe Scenario, featured in this report, describes a well-resourced and carefully developed attack on the electricity distribution network in the south and east of the UK and its impacts on UK Critical National Infrastructure (CNI).