Air Traffic Control
Ever since scholars first began discussing the possibility of cyber war, worry has been centred on attacks to a nation’s Critical National Infrastructure (CNI). The inaugural UK Cyber 9/12 scenario focused on a false flag cyber attack against the UK Air Traffic Control (ATC) system, beginning with probing incidents at other European airports. In addition, suspicious activities on the financial markets were being observed…
The 2018 scenario challenged students to assess the imminence and severity of the threat to the UK, as well as respond to a live incident against UK airports. In addition, the teams were pressured to find the clues leading to the attribution of the attack, with recommendations on available response options.
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Royal Holloway, University of London