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House Science panel Democrats press GAO on cybersecurity recommendations for power grid

July 11, 2018 |
Rick Weber
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Democrats on the House Science Committee are citing recent foreign cyber threats, including from Russia and North Korea, in urging the Government Accountability Office to develop cybersecurity recommendations for the nation's electric power grid based on a review of growing risks with a particular focus on smaller entities.

“Public utilities provide critical services for households, hospitals, businesses and local governments,” write the Democratic lawmakers in a letter to GAO sent Tuesday. “All of these systems, without exception, are vulnerable...

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