Energy Department details gaps in capability to mitigate effects of cyber attacks on U.S. electric grid

The report “Assessment of Electricity Disruption Incident Response Capabilities” was prepared in accordance with President Donald Trump’s executive order that aims to build up the cyber security of critical infrastructureand federal networks.

The report details and classifies gaps in capabilities and assets in seven categories and those include cyber-related situational awareness and incident impact analysis; integration of cyber security into state energy assurance planning; electric cyber workforce; data sharing between public and private sectors; and supply chain and trusted partners.

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Source: Military & Aerospace