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Cyber Threats Put Energy Sector on Red Alert

Jun 18, 2014
From the Global Energy Institute

Officials working to protect the nation from online threats are casting a wide net as they seek to guard against hackers and foreign governments targeting the United States. Lately the focus has shifted to the power lines and oil pipelines that crisscross the country, providing vital energy sources that could be hijacked for nefarious ends.

This article was published in the June 2014 issue of The Hill and appears here with permission.

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