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

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks 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 • 3 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 • 8 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 • 11 months 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.

Rick Perry: U.S. must use technology prowess to defend power grid

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

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.

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