Should the Government Require Companies to Meet Cybersecurity Standards for Critical Infrastructure?

Some argue that government regulation is needed to keep critical systems safe from hackers. Others say industry can do a better job on its own.

Major U.S. cities plunged into darkness. The financial system frozen. Transportation crippled. Drinking water in short supply.

These are just a few of the ways that a successful cyberattack on critical infrastructure could wreak havoc on U.S. national security, economic stability and public health and safety.