Prof Bill Buchanan OBE

Jul 10, 2019

13 min read

Our Greatest Threat to the Internet … Electrical Power

Today flights at Gatwick Airport from 5pm until around 7pm were suspended due to a power failure, and which caused the computer systems to fail. How can this still happen in a 21st Century world where we are so dependent on our IT systems? In total 26 flights were diverted and eight were cancelled.