A United Nations official testified to the House Subcommittee on Technology on November 4. He listed the systems that may be at risk in every nation.
Would you say that these are important? Would you say that this threat is believable only by wild-eyed newsletter editors?
Would you say that you may be seriously at risk?
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Identify systems of national importance and ensure there are plans for them to be fixed in time. These may include:
Communications - Telecommunications and data networks
Emergency Services - Police, Ambulance and Fire
Energy - Generation and supply
Finance - Banking and trading
Food Supply - Shipping storage and distribution
Manufacturing - Supply chains and automated process control system
National security - Defense and intelligence services
Public health - Hospital equipment and systems
Small and medium sized enterprises - Supply chains, manufacture and distribution
Government Exchequer - Tax collection, customs and excise, and welfare payments
Transport - Air, trains, traffic systems, mass transit systems
Utilities - Water supply and waste management