Dept. of Energy to Test Electrical Grid Against Cyberattacks

Dept. of Energy to Test Electrical Grid Against Cyberattacks

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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