Electric distribution systems carrying energy to end consumers are vulnerable to cyberattacks, but a new report says these risks are “not fully” addressed. | Government Accountability OfficeRead More
Although fears of an imminent U.S. military conflict with Iran have eased, cybersecurity experts cautioned that the country remains an increasing cyber threat with ambitions for attacks on U.S. infrastructure. | FBIRead More
The limits of grid exercises and simulation tools and the need to prepare for a successful cyber attack were recurrent themes as the National Academies’ held a daylong conference on grid security. | © ERO InsiderRead More
EPRI’s report on EMPs underestimated the risks the grid faces and should not be used as the basis for mitigation, according to a critique by a little-known group with ties to Maxwell Air Force Base. | Electromagnetic Defense Task Force, Metatech Corp.Read More
Brian Harrell, assistant director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, lamented the federal government’s tardy response to the security threat drones pose to utilities. | © RTO InsiderRead More
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