Critical infrastructure will have to operate if there’s malware on it or not

As threats and cyber-attacks on critical infrastructure are expected to intensify in the near future, cyber-security experts believe that companies and government agencies should be prepared to operate networks even if there’s malware or a threat actor on the network or not.

The idea is that cyber-attacks should not cause downtime of any form, and networks should be designed in a way that an attacker’s presence does not affect the network’s availability for end users.

Experts who believe in this approach are Major General Robert Wheeler, retired US Air Force, and former Deputy Chief Information Officer for Command, Control, Communications and Computers (C4) and Information Infrastructure Capabilities (DCIO for C4IIC), US Air Force.

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Source:  ZDNet