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White House launches cybersecurity push targeting electricity sector

April 20, 2021

Via: FCW

The White House on Tuesday announced the first pilot program to improve the cybersecurity of the nation’s electricity infrastructure as part of a broader initiative focused on industrial control systems.

“The 100-day plan includes aggressive but achievable milestones and will assist owners and operators as they modernize cybersecurity defenses, including enhancing detection, mitigation and forensic capabilities,” according to an April 20 statement from Emily Horne, a spokeswoman for the National Security Council.

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