Report: Power grid grows more vulnerable to attack

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December 6, 2011
Christian Science Monitor    
Posted in News, PND News

"America's electricity grid is a big, juicy target for cyberattacks –- and it's getting more vulnerable as interactive 'smart grid' features and other Internet-based connections are grafted onto an old, insecure system, a major new study reports. Despite development of new cybersecurity standards, the electric utility industry is creating more new vulnerabilities than it is patching and, thus, losing ground to attackers, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology 'Future of the Electric Grid' study found." (12/06/11)

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