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CIO said - London Olympics Will Be 'ready' For Cyber-attacks !!


London Olympics will be well prepared for attempted cyber attack, according to CIO Gerry Pennell London 2012.

Speaking in London to start in 2012, and Atos Origin IT testing organization, Technology Lab, Pennell said the attacks at the Olympics - is also trying to overthrow the Games, to influence the results data and DDoS attacks on the pages of the event - were predictable.

The former interior minister David Blunkett has also felt the impact of cyber attacks at the Olympics in 2009.

Pennell said: "We have cyber attacks, certainly the previous games have always been attacked, then we will be attacked ..

"We work with partners and government to ensure that we have the right of defense."

With access to the laboratory of Technology, Atos and London of 2012 was 200 000 to start testing the entire Olympic Games IT infrastructure that is flexible, adaptable to change and secure. For example, scenarios such as computer room fire, or a virus, will be tested in real time.

The equipment used in the laboratory is the same as that used in the area during the games, including 880 Acer computers, 130 servers and 110 network switches.

Pennell said he had a team dedicated to the issue of cybersecurity, and Atos Origin, IT partner for the main Olympic Games, said the design and monitoring of the infrastructure of the event was crucial.

"Most of the system output data, with very little coming in and we have systems that monitor everything that happens on the network is abnormal," says Patrick Adiba, CEO of Atos Origin Iberia, OL and major events.

Critical systems that manage the Games team are also "shared" technology is available to the public, "says Pennell.

Atos, which has been the largest IT provider in five Olympics, was convinced that the 2012 event in London would be well protected.

"We never had an attack on critical system -. Nobody has approached us first block, "said Adiba, who added that all systems were backed up at least twice, sometimes more.

Meanwhile, Pennell said that sustainability was a key issue for London in 2012 and that organization has been working with partners to reach an appropriate disposal strategy for infrastructure, which may include making computers available for education.



News Source : Pc World

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