Study finds EMP attack poses minimal risk to transformers
Electromagnetic currents triggered by a high-altitude nuclear explosion over North America would disable only three to 14 high-voltage transformers, according to a new study by the Electric Power Research Institute — a much smaller damage assessment than several government-sponsored reports have estimated.
Can Trump bring order to chaos?
The chaotic opening chapter of the Trump presidency is raising questions about whether the proud builder can assemble a team of White House policy architects and deliver a platform.
Grid researchers focus on fast-evolving U.S. energy system
The power industry's leading research organization is shifting its focus to understanding the interdependence of energy resources, including power, pipelines and water.
Latest draft of Trump cyber order emphasizes 'risk'
The White House plans to direct federal agencies to build a U.S. cybersecurity policy around computer systems "at greatest risk of attacks," according to the latest draft of an executive order.
Cyber's Paul Revere sounds alarms and rattles cages
Joe Weiss can go hoarse explaining the cybersecurity gaps at U.S. nuclear plants, at oil refineries and across the nation's critical infrastructure.