Critical infrastructure organisations are prime targets for hackers, says Anomali

Security researchers have listed the UK's Defence Equipment and Supply Organisation as among several critical infrastructure organisations that are vulnerable to cyber attacks.

A monopoly of ownership and geographic clustering of critical infrastructure organisations in the UK have made them primary targets of hackers looking to exploit their weaknesses.

The new UK Threat Landscape report released by intelligence provider Anomali has revealed the extent to which critical infrastructure organisations in the UK are vulnerable to potent cyber attacks and has highlighted weaknesses that need to be plugged to ensure such organisations are immune from emerging cyber threats.