Cyber Risk in the U.S. Electric Power Sector

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The U.S. electric power sector and its vulnerabilities to cyberwarfare have come under considerable scrutiny in recent years. Congress and the U.S. federal government have been under immense pressure to address these vulnerabilities through sector reform and increased security measures. James Lewis (CSIS Technology Policy Program) and William Hederman (CSIS Energy & National Security Program and Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, UPenn ) join Sarah Ladislaw (CSIS Energy & National Security Program) to discuss the current state of cybersecurity in the United States and steps that could be taken to prevent or mitigate future attacks.

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Sarah Ladislaw

Sarah Ladislaw

Former Senior Associate (Non-resident), Energy Security and Climate Change Program
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William Hederman
Senior Associate (Non-Resident), Energy Security and Climate Change Program