By Susan Duclos – All News PipeLine
“Imagine if the internet went down for several days, I believe we would see significant power grid failure and potentially loss of emergency services. This could mean the failure of dams and flood controls, power and water distribution, natural gas distribution and control failure, and more.
Perhaps the most alarming aspect would be to the financial sector. I believe that loss of the internet for even a two week period could cause enough disruption to financial institutions that consumers would lose confidence and this could be catastrophic to the markets. All of this could set up a chain reaction that could send the public in to a panicked tailspin.”- Information security expert Eddie Mize
That scenario almost played out between November 30 and December 1, 2015, a little over two months ago as hackers once again tested the vulnerabilities of the Internet…
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