Government wants analog meters back to protect the nation from cyber- attacks!!

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

Excerpt:

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.

Read full press release at:  http://www.king.senate.gov/newsroom/press-releases/king-risch-heinrich-collins-introduce-legislation-to-protect-electric-grid-from-cyber-attacks

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