"The challenges the NIAC identified are well-known and reflected in study after study," the NIAC wrote. "There is a narrow and fleeting window of opportunity before a watershed, 9/11-level cyber-attack to organize effectively and take bold action. We call on the Administration to use this moment of foresight to take bold, decisive actions." While the warning from the advisory group was deadly serious, the NIAC presented several recommendations that could help prevent such a disaster from occurring. On the top of the to-do list provided by the council was establishing separate and secure networks for critical infrastructure, including building "dark fiber" networks for traffic from critical control systems, as well as backup communications protocols for emergencies.
Aug-23-2017, 23:45:06 GMT