Information Security Blog Post

Topics in this article contain threats that can effect the availability side of the CIA traid. Taking power offline to potentially an entire city can have multiple negative effects on a state. The first of which is the obvious risk of losing power, meaning the average citizen cannot work correctly for days or potentially weeks. In turn this can effect other aspects of the triad. Security breaches that involve someones personally livelihood can be at risk after an entire city has been put out of work. This not only effects a city but perhaps the whole nation.Attacks like this Equifax hack could become more large scale if one of the 3 pillars of the triad has collapsed. Once one of these has been weakened, attacks on personal individuals become much easier and contain less risk if done in large numbers. We must take personal precautions to keep or information safe while the government does it job of protecting the infrastructure of the nations power grid.

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