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September 2016

A case study in critical infrastructure interdependency

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This article in our Royal Holloway Security Series provides a short introduction to Critical Infrastructure Protection

Table Of Contents

  • Critical infrastructures, such as electricity grids and water distribution systems, provide services that are vital for the correct functioning of countries and modern societies.
  • Their protection from cyber attacks requires extensive efforts from governments, security practitioners and security researchers.
  • In this article, we provide a short introduction to the topic of critical infrastructure protection and an overview of a case study that examines regional critical infrastructures. We also detail the findings of the case study and the security vulnerabilities discovered during the investigation.