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How Idaho Is Preparing For Power Grid Attacks

Tom Banse

We’ve heard it before: the U.S. power grid is vulnerable to cyberattacks. Could what happened with the recent SolarWinds hack happen to our power grid system?

Idaho Matters spoke with the Jake Gentle from the Idaho National Laboratory and Jeff Pack from Power Engineers. INL is working with the company to develop technology that will reduce the chances of a hack on our power grid.


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Gemma is the host of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show which broadcasts live Monday-Friday at noon. She is an award-winning journalist and has spent the majority of her broadcasting career in Idaho. Gemma was a television news anchor and reporter in Boise for close to 15 years. She came to Boise in 1999 to start Fox 12.