Safety

Critical infrastructures under daily attack — EU cyber security team head

https://horizon-magazine.eu/article/critical-infrastructures-under-daily-attack-erncip-head-georg-peter_en.html ‘Critical infrastructures around the world, not just in Europe, are constantly being targeted by cyber attacks, as are many other systems used by society which are internet-connected. Every day, European vital services and infrastructures have to be able to resist many types of cyber attacks. ‘The risk of attacks against such infrastructures is expected

Bruce Schneier: The US government is coming for YOUR code, techies • The Register

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/02/14/the_government_is_coming_for_your_code/ ‘What we’re going to see is increased government involvement’ Schneier’s argument follows from accepting Marc Andreessen’s observation in 2011 that software is eating the world. “As everything turns into a computer, computer security becomes everything security,” said Schneier. Schneier likened the internet to a giant robot, one capable of affecting not just the virtual world