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Ransomware attack on critical pipeline fuels

It is not unusual for the pipeline to suffer from outages. For example in the United states it has done so on 30 occasions during the last two decades, usually due to weather-related causes, such as Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Superstorm Sandy in 2012 and Hurricane Harvey in 2017; It has been highlighted again this weekend with news that the operators of Colonial, the single most important pipeline in the United States, have been forced to close it following a ransomware attack. The US attacks are mostly blamed on Russia or its associates, Do you think that Russia is ahead in terms of preventing cyber attacks compared to the United States ?

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