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Threats and Security measures


Threats can be divided into the following categories:

  • Attacks
  • Technical failures and defects
  • Human errors
  • Organizational weaknesses
  • Force majeure

Since the beginning of computerization, there have always been threats to information systems and IT solutions in general but in recent years, the nature of cyberspace threats has changed. The widespread popularity of information technology has promoted the growth of network/cyber attacks.

Security measures

In order to protect critical information infrastructure, it is reasonable to take measures that shall guarantee sufficient security for information systems providing vital services.

In the protection of information systems, the following cyber security-related standards and check-lists/questionnaires are to be followed:

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Added 07.02.2011
Updated 29.12.2015

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