Security Expert re: New Legislation Passes To Help Protect The Nation’s Grid Against Cyber Attacks

Legislation to protect the nation’s electric grid against cyber attacks was added to the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA),  which passed the House Wednesday by a vote of 3777 to 48.  The program’s recommendations would require a national strategy, crafted by federal agencies and the energy industry, and a 2-year pilot program to consider ways to help secure the grid against cyber attacks.

https://www.govinfosecurity.com/electrical-grid-cybersecurity-measure-advances-a-13494


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George Wrenn, Founder and CEO,  CyberSaint Security
December 13, 2019
This bill (law) marks a considerable step in the right direction to securing an absolutely paramount element to our society.
This bill (law) marks a considerable step in the right direction to securing an absolutely paramount element to our society. As Senator King states, the electrical grid has moved from keeping our lights on, to powering financial transactions, regulating traffic patterns, and maintaining order in our world. As a former cybersecurity executive of a global power and utility enterprise, this is a grea ....
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