Tandon in the News

What would it take to shut down the entire internet?


… for this week’s Giz Asks we’ve asked a number of cybersecurity experts how exactly one would go about shutting down the entire internet. … Justin Cappos, Associate Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, New York University [Tandon School of Engineering]: Shutting down the entire internet would be about as difficult as shutting down all of the roads in the world, an analogy I’ll use below. … To actually shut down the entire internet would require disrupting effectively all networks (both wired and wireless) all over the globe.

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