12 December 2019

Legislation to protect electric grid from cyber attacks added to massive defense bill


Legislation to protect the nation’s electric grid against cyber attacks has been added to the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which is slated for a House vote Wednesday evening. The Securing Energy Infrastructure Act , which was included in 2020 NDAA, would help eliminate vulnerabilities in the electric grid by establishing a two-year pilot program within the National Laboratories. The program's recommendations would then require a national strategy, crafted by [...]