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

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

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

Utah renewables company was hit by rare cyberattack in March

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

It is believed to be the first cyber-related “disruption” in the U.S. power industry on record.

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The agreement comes as the ex-Soviet countries look to disentangle themselves from Russian electric infrastructure.

Power struggle: Government-funded researchers investigate vulnerabilities in EV charging stations

by Sean Lyngaas • 9 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.

U.S. must prep for a cyberattack that coincides with a natural disaster, industry council says

by Jeff Stone • 12 months ago

A presidential advisory council has warned that a catastrophic months-long power outage on top of a cyberattack represents a “profound threat [that] requires a new national focus.”

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.

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