Lights out: Can the U.S. survive a ‘catastrophic’ power outage?

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Recently, the President’s National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) examined the ability of the U.S. federal government to respond to and recover from a catastrophic power outage striking a large swath of the nation. What is a catastrophic power outage? It’s a power outage longer than a few days or even weeks and that is, according […]

Hopes rise for U.S. executive order confronting cybersecurity

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Speaking recently at the Georgetown cyber conference, former NSA cybersecurity expert and White House cyber coordinator Rob Joyce said the belated cybersecurity executive order is close to fruition. “I think the important focus on this is we want to make sure the cybersecurity [executive order] emerges … in sequence with other things that the administration is rolling out, […]