Critical infrastructure list vulnerable to enemy cyberattack

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.

  • Agriculture
  • Banking and Finance
  • Chemical and Hazardous materials
  • Commercial assets
  • Dams
  • Defense industrial base
  • Emergency services
  • Energy
  • Information technology
  • National monuments and icons
  • Nuclear power
  • Organizations
  • Postal and shipping
  • Public Health
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation
  • 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.

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