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PTS says power cuts, duct fires pose communication risk

Wednesday 21 October 2015 | 11:23 CET | News
Swedish postal and telecoms regulator PTS has published an analysis of the risk and vulnerabilities facing the mail and electronic communications sectors. It said protracted, national power cuts and transport disruption could have serious consequences. Duct fires and attacks on infrastructure are other potential perils. Lower risks are posed by shortcomings in management, or in hardware and software, as well as broken connections.

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Companies: PTS
Countries: Sweden
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