These are all essential for the functioning of an economy. Destruction or compromise of any of these systems/services would be debilitating either directly or through cascading effects.
- Banking and Finance
- Chemical and Hazardous materials
- Commercial assets
- Defense industrial base
- Emergency services
- Information technology
- National monuments and icons
- Nuclear power
- Postal and shipping
- Public Health
- Water and water treatment systems
August 2, 2013. Tom Simonite. Chinese Hacking Team Caught Taking Over Decoy Water Plant. A hacking group accused of being operated by the Chinese army now seems to be going after industrial control systems. TechnologyReview
Spellman, Frank. 2010. Energy Infrastructure and Homeland Security.