In this scenario, hackers launch cyber attacks that affect several parts of the nation’s financial infrastructure over several weeks. Specifically, sensitive credit card processing facilities are hacked, and numbers are released to the Internet, causing 120 million cards to be canceled; automated teller machines (ATMs) fail nearly simultaneously across the nation; major companies report payroll checks are not being received by workers, and several large pension and mutual fund companies have computer malfunctions so severe that they are unable to operate for more than a week. Identify the countermeasures that need to be implemented to prevent these cyber attacks from occurring in the future.
Start a discussion thread and discuss what type(s) of countermeasures need to be implemented to prevent the cyber attack described above from occurring in the future. Be specific in recommending countermeasures for this scenario.
You must do this following:
1) Create a new thread. As indicated above, discuss what type(s) of countermeasures need to be implemented to prevent the cyber attack described above from occurring in the future. Be specific in recommending countermeasures for this scenario.
2) Have a minimum of 300 words for the initial post with 4 references. REFERENCES (Only scholarly sources should be used for your discussion such as peer reviewed journal, conference proceedings, credible websites, and your textbook)
3) Select AT LEAST 2 other students' threads and post substantive comments on those threads. Your comments should extend the conversation started with the thread.
ALL original posts and comments must be substantive. (I am looking for about a paragraph - not just "I agree.")