Cyber task force eyes power grid

A cyber-attack task force is forming to evaluate a way to help protect the U.S. power grid in the event of a web-based assault, said officials at the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC)

03/24/2011


A cyber-attack task force is forming to evaluate a way to help protect the U.S. power grid in the event of a web-based assault, said officials at the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC).

The 40-volunteer task force will identify areas to boost existing protection, resilience and recovery capabilities associated with power system practices, plans and procedures, as well as the tools and systems operators rely upon to manage a bulk power system.

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