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The Biggest Security Threats We’ll Face in 2015

Card issuers and retailers are moving to adopt more secure EMV or … smart-grid control software used in portions of the U.S. electrical grid as well as ..

Hacked South Korean nuke plants raises concerns of cyber-attacks on U.S. grids

The post-Sony cyber-attacks on U.S. electric grids are being underscored by … The Secure the Grid Coalition, a group of American national security …

DNI to issue update on EMP threat

James Clapper, the Director of National Intelligence (DNI), will shortly submit a report on the threat of Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) attacks by hostile …

If cyberwar erupts, America’s electric grid is a prime target

One of the US’s leading experts on the security of the electric grid, Mr. Weiss is regularly consulted on issues related to industrial control system …

Federal agency electrical blackout puts spotlight on Sen. Harry Reid

The Center for Security Policy (CSP) on Tuesday sent out an urgent … CSP and Secure the Grid Coalition members said, “These incidents, while …
130 million Americans could suffer due to intense solar storm

The Secure the Grid Coalition is concerned that such a lack of transparency is a product of the U.S. electrical industry’s reluctance to harden its …
After Sony hack, is US grid next?

F. Michael Maloof, senior staff writer for national security affairs for WND and … Pry points out the U.S. electric power grid is run by some 3,000 different …

Grid security is one of our greatest national vulnerabilities: An interview with James Woolsey

I recently sat down with former CIA director James Woolsey, a leading advocate for grid security, to learn more about the EMP threat specifically and to …
Eaton helps power Africa’s largest microgrid project

“Connecting a remote community to the conventional power grid is … backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural …

DHS admits catastrophic impact of EMP

In spite of the admission of the cataclysmic consequences of an EMP event, DHS still has not added the threat to its 15 National Planning Scenarios.

Pretty Much Every Smart Home Device You Can Think of Has Been Hacked

Nicholas Hanlon
Center for Security Policy

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