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U.S. agrees to help Baltic states bolster grid cybersecurity
The agreement comes as the ex-Soviet countries look to disentangle themselves from Russian electric infrastructure.
U.S. Cyber Command simulated a seaport cyberattack to test digital readiness
The simulation also included officials from throughout the U.S. government and from allied partners to emphasize stronger coordination.
Power struggle: Government-funded researchers investigate vulnerabilities in EV charging stations
One of the nation's top cybersecurity labs is hacking charging stations to see what happens to power flow on a local grid.
Mock grid, real threats: DARPA borrows an island for a cyberattack drill
For the first week of November, Plum Island was the guinea pig for a decidedly 21st-century threat: cyberattacks that could hamstring the power grid.
White House taps Karen Evans as assistant Energy secretary for cybersecurity
President Donald Trump plans to nominate Karen Evans, a veteran of federal IT security, to be assistant secretary of Energy for cybersecurity, energy security and emergency response.
Rick Perry: U.S. must use technology prowess to defend power grid
The United States must harness its technical know-how to defend energy infrastructure from advanced hacking, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Monday, touting his department’s investments in cybersecurity research and development.