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Here's How America Can Prepare Its Power Grids Against Cyber Attacks

August 13, 2019 Topic: Technology Region: Americas Blog Brand: The Buzz Tags: Power GridsCyber SecurityCyber AttacksAmericaTerrorism

Here's How America Can Prepare Its Power Grids Against Cyber Attacks

Time to Act.

These days, Clarke is still trying to get Americans to think hard about the next big cyber attacks -- and the ones that are quietly happening as you read this sentence.

WASHINGTON – Richard Clarke knows a few things about clear and present dangers. He had already served under six presidents and been appointed the U.S.’s first counter-terrorism czar when he joined the George W. Bush White House. Fast Company reports. Continue reading original article

The Military & Aerospace Electronics take:

29 July 2019 -- Clarke’s new book, The Fifth Domain, written with cyber warfareexpert and fellow White House veteran Robert Knake, is in many ways a follow-up to a book they wrote in 2012 called Cyber War.

These days, Clarke is still trying to get Americans to think hard about the next big cyber attacks -- and the ones that are quietly happening as you read this sentence.

Companies and government need to be more resilient, and Clarke and his coauthor offer 80 recommendations on what the U.S. should be doing, including enhancing standards for the power grid and outsourcing some government cyber security to a growing private industry.

This article by John Keller originally appeared on Military & Aerospace Electronics in 2019.

Image: Reuters.