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Blackout! Are We Prepared to Manage the Aftermath of a Cyberattack or Other Failure of the Electrical Grid? - Risks, Vulnerabilities and Consequences of a Prolonged, Widespread Power Outage
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,610. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Power Resources / Electrical, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Emergency Management
There have been numerous congressional hearings on cybersecurity and how to stop the bad guys. What has not been discussed in great detail is what the consequence will be from a massive cyberattack that brings down, for example, a large portion of the electrical grid for an extended period of time.
Surviving a Catastrophic Power Outage: How to Strengthen the Capabilities of the Nation - Preventing Severe Cascading Impacts on Critical Sectors Like Water, Communications, Transportation, Healthcare
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 51,670. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Power Resources / Electrical, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The nation has steadily improved its ability to respond to major disasters and the power outages that often result. But increasing threats—whether severe natural disasters, cyber-physical attacks, electromagnetic events, or some combination—present new challenges for protecting the national power grid and recovering quickly from a catastrophic power outage.