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U.S., Canada forge agreement on electric grid cyber protection

December 14, 2016 |
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The White House and the Canadian government have agreed to offer mutual assistance in securing the electric grid from cybersecurity threats, according to a new strategy released by the Obama administration.

The new agreement between President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau establishes a strategic partnership between the two governments to protect the electric grid from cyber threats, manage and enhance response and recovery efforts, and build a more secure and resilient electric grid.

Specifically, the two governments...

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