About the status of cybersecurity of critical infrastructure of the state

Manfred Sneps-Sneppe, Sergey Seleznev, Dmitry Namiot, Vasily Kupriyanovsky


This article is the first attempt to analyze and describe the proposals on the cyber defense of critical infrastructures in the world. The paper shows the key role of telecommunications in this process. This article presents cyber security standards in the United States, especially regarding cyber security for US communication systems. Particular attention is drawn to the protection of databases, as illustrated by the example ofDISN network testing. We provide concerns about the protection of critical infrastructure in Russia.

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