How will you and your family fare in an extended power outage?
The electric power grid in the United States is highly vulnerable to cyberattacks and other threats, concluded a report issued on Wednesday by Congressmen Ed Markey (D-MA) and Henry Waxman (D-CA).
“More than a dozen utilities” reported that deliberate cyber attacks have occurred daily, with one utility reporting 10,000 attacks each month. The report also focuses on vulnerability to geomagnetic storms. Congressional staff queried 150 power utilities in preparing their findings.
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