India needs to be battle-ready for a war zone teeming with hackers and malware

Venkat Krishnapur
India needs to be battle-ready for a war zone teeming with hackers and malware

The world has been witnessing a slew of advanced persistent threats on their critical national infrastructure (CNI) as digital transformation initiatives are accelerated to keep up with the nations’ growing demand for energy, power, transportation, food, and healthcare. Traditionally, security concerns related to industrial control systems (ICS) have been perceived as overly exaggerated because breaches in these were assumed to have a bigger impact on the production of goods than have serious security implications on national infrastructure. The Stuxnet attack on the ICS of the Iranian nuclear facility is a case in point.