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Risky business: Protecting US energy supplies

National Security / News March 31, 2014

The energy industry’s search for new sources of power will come to nothing if its delivery systems are vulnerable to attack and disruption. Cyberattacks are eclipsing terrorism as the primary threat facing the United States. In fact, penetrations of North…

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Cybersecurity and the North American Electric Grid: New Policy Approaches to Address an Evolving Threat

Michael Hayden, Curt H├ębert, Susan Tierney / Research February 28, 2014

A large-scale cyber attack or combined cyber and physical attack could potentially lead to even larger costs, triggering sustained power outages over large portions of the electric grid.

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