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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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