This is the first time the Department of Energy will test the electrical grid’s ability to recover from a blackout caused by cyberattacks.
Can the electrical grid bounce back from a blackout caused by hackers?
The Department of Energy wants to find out, so it’s launching the first hands-on exercise to test the grid’s ability to recover from a blackout caused by cyberattacks, E&E News reports. Its weeklong experiment, dubbed “Liberty Eclipse,” will take place starting Nov. 1 on a restricted area off the New York coast called Plum Island.
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