Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Commercial enterprises are putting our critical infrastructure at risk

Cybercriminals have already figured out how to hack into enterprise infrastructure, and the critical infrastructure that controls our nation’s supply of money, water, gas, oil and electricity just might be next.

Image source: imsmartin consulting
Each day brings media attention to yet another breach, but it seems we are unable to make headway on the security front.

But what we should be most concerned about is that our two infrastructures — the private/commercial/enterprise infrastructure and the critical/industrial/utility infrastructure — are interconnected in many ways, and security weaknesses within either therefore put both at risk.

We know bad things can happen but we are not doing enough about it. What's your credit union's relationship with other entities? Read the article to learn more.

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