With the United States having faced serious warnings and threats of cyberattacks to its electric grid over the past five years, there might be a tendency to think all is well given that a major attack has not created havoc. While some progress has been made on U.S. electric grid security, now is no time for complacency.
For the sake of national security and to ensure a vibrant economy, it remains essential for the federal government and the private sector to make significant investments to ensure robust cybersecurity protection. With continued vigilance, ongoing research, and rapid information sharing, America can keep the lights on and the attackers at bay.
Lexington Institute’s Paul Steidler discusses this in an Op-Ed in RealClearEnergy here.
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