Trump cyber strategy takes aim at 'large-scale' threats
President Trump pledged to boost efforts to head off "large-scale or long-duration" cyberattacks on critical infrastructure like the power grid or U.S. financial system, according to a new National Cyber Strategy unveiled yesterday.
Cyber defenses are 'for the most part sound,' utilities say
Private power utilities offered a mix of caution and confidence in response to cybersecurity questions from Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) last month, reflecting the murky nature of new hacking threats to the electric grid.
DOD charts aggressive course to guard U.S. infrastructure
The Department of Defense is ready to counter cyberattacks on electric utilities, chemical plants and other key networks, even if hacked facilities have no links to the military, according to a new cybersecurity strategy.
DOE's cyber czar to cast wide net for grid risks
A new senior official at the Department of Energy is pushing to capture the full range of potential threats to the grid, from hurricanes to hackers.
Hearing to examine keeping hackers out of U.S. infrastructure
Lawmakers are meeting behind closed doors tomorrow to discuss the government's handling of hacking threats to critical networks like those running the power grid and gas pipelines.