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Andy Non Silver badge
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Critical infrastructure

As hacking attacks against critical infrastructure are becoming the norm between antagonistic countries and targets for terrorists in general, the only solution would be to ensure they are kept offline. While it might mean the removal of the convenience of control or monitoring from a distance, it's the only way to be safe. Similarly systems that must be online that are used for administration, email etc should not be on the same network as the infrastructure hardware. Maybe a pain the rear, but either that or expect your critical infrastructure to be hacked and trashed at some point, perhaps with catastrophic consequences.

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