US plan to use "retro" technology to bolster power grid defences

Nicholas Fearn
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Securing Energy Infrastructure Act plan will use low-tech used to improve the US power grid's cyber defences

The US has unveiled plans to use ‘retro' technologies to protect its power grid against cyber attacks. The Securing Energy Infrastructure Act is intended to defend the US energy grid by "partner...

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