Cyber Security and Global Interdependence: What is Critical?

Dave Clemente
Release Date: April 30, 2013

A Chatham House Report

This report looks at traditional concepts of critical infrastructure and the extent countries depend upon infrastructure over which they have little control. It analyzes significant cyber security challenges related to these growing dependencies, and develops a more meaningful understanding of what is critical.

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