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‘GridEx’ offers stiff security test for an industry that welcomes the challenge

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

An exclusive look at GridEx, the biennial grid security exercise that puts power companies to the test.

U.S. agrees to help Baltic states bolster grid cybersecurity

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

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

by Shannon Vavra • 5 months ago

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

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.

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