National Grid seeks 'honeypot' expert to stop hackers

The critical infrastructure provider has posted a contract worth more than £1 million

Tom Allen
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National Grid seeks 'honeypot' expert to stop hackers

National Grid, the utilities provider running the UK's gas and electricity networks, is looking for a security expert who can set "honeypots" to catch hackers and improve its defences.

Critical national infrastructure (CNI) like the Grid is a ripe target for cyber crime, with attacks against UK CNI surging in the last year. Overseas, criminals have attacked the USA's Colonial ...

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