Cut cables and defective switches…
The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) has printed fresh data on 1,100 “cybersecurity” incidents across the EU’s telcos and “trust services” (certificate authorities/electronic ID providers).
This came in an update to its “CIRAS” resource, which incorporates anonymised data submitted to nationwide regulators across the EU.
Telco Outages: Hardware Failures are Rife
Even with ostensibly focussing on safety, the data reveals that most incidents were accidental outages in turn largely (21 per cent and 20 per cent respectively) blamed on components failures and electricity cuts.
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