Preparing for the storm

Cyber risk in critical national infrastructure

Critical national infrastructure (CNI) supports the essential services that keep society functioning. If these services are disrupted, millions of people can be impacted.

Physical security at CNI facilities has been a priority for many years, but it has become increasingly vital to secure the complex IT systems that run them.

As CNI organisations serve ever more customers and provide an expanding range of services across a wider area, they need systems that are more accessible and flexible. Systems can no longer be isolated from networks, making it inevitable that threats will get in.

In ‘Preparing for the storm: Cyber risk in critical national infrastructure’, we examine the security threats that CNI providers are facing and what steps they should take to better protect themselves.