America’s energy sector—including the oil and gas and electric power generation and transmission industries—has long faced significant threats in the cyber arena. Four years ago, the Idaho National Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy reported that “threats from malicious cyber attacks on the North American electric grid continue to grow in frequency and sophistication.” In 2018, for example, the U.S. publicly accused Russia of conducting a two-year long coordinated campaign of cyber intrusions into the U.S. grid.
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Jamil N. Jaffer
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