A Tiny City Built To Be Destroyed By Cyber Terrorists, So Real Cities Know What’s Coming
From Fast Company January 2, 2013 - 8:00am
CyberCity takes up a mere 48 square feet, but it has a working electric grid, transportation system, and banking network. And it’s routinely under attack by hackers whose plans are worse than stealing credit card numbers: they want to destroy the city itself. The U.S. military is ramping up preparation for cyber wars of the future that will be waged over computers instead of traditional combat zones. In this world, some of our best technological advances look more like vulnerabilities. We’ve figured out how to network bank accounts, streetlights and power grids, how to connect real-time transit data to riders anywhere, or medical records in one hospital to doctors across town. Each of these technologies, though, could just as easily invite cyber attack, with particularly grim implications for major cities. But for all of these high-tech high stakes, the latest training ...
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