Eyes wide shut: The growing threat of cyber attacks on industrial control systems

  title={Eyes wide shut: The growing threat of cyber attacks on industrial control systems},
  author={Joel F. Brenner},
  journal={Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists},
  pages={15 - 20}
  • Joel F. Brenner
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
  • When industrial control systems are connected to the Internet, they can be vulnerable to cyber attacks. At risk are energy sources and electric grids, water and sewer systems, manufacturing, banks, transportation and communication networks, and other systems that may be targeted by hackers, terrorists, or enemy states seeking to wreak economic havoc. Despite a series of well-publicized cyber attacks in recent years, few companies have taken the steps necessary to isolate industrial control… CONTINUE READING
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