PRESS RELEASE FROM GOVERNOR KING’S OFFICE:
King, Risch, Heinrich, Collins Introduce Legislation to Protect Electric Grid from Cyber-Attacks
Securing Energy Infrastructure Act would adopt “retro” approach to safeguard against 21st century threat
Monday, June 6, 2016
More specifically, the legislation would:
- Establish a two-year pilot program within the National Laboratories to study covered entities and identify new classes of security vulnerabilities, and research and test technology – like analog devices – that could be used to isolate the most critical systems of covered entities from cyber-attacks.