In critical infrastructure industries, the warning signs have been hard to miss lately. Yet it took this incident to reinvigorate industry and government efforts to start strengthening the nation’s critical infrastructure protections. The heat is on for other critical infrastructure areas, too, such as public utilities (oil & gas, water/wastewater, electric) the healthcare sector, chemical manufacturing, or food processing plants. Most experts agree: any critical infrastructure protection strategy depends on a robust cyber threat detection program. In fact, some critical infrastructure organizations run asset inventory scans as often as hourly.
Feb 20 2023