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Lawmakers fear power grid could fall to cyber attack

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February 28, 2012
Cyber Security, FedCyber Wire
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House lawmakers said at a hearing Tuesday that they are worried that the country’s electrical grid is vulnerable to a crippling cyber attack.

“Ask any expert in the national security field and see what keeps them up at night. They would probably tell you, as they tell me, that it is the increased possibility of a devastating cyber attack,” said Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-Fla.), the chairman of the Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations subcommittee.

via The Hill, continued here.