- Jan 31, 2021 4:25 pm GMT
I commend EPSA for raising this very timely and important topic and for expressing the need for greater diligence to protect the electric grid from bad guys in the software supply chain.
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As the SolarWinds breach shows, while cyber and physical security issues can arise from individual decisions or errors, these issues can affect much broader swaths of the economy. For this reason, all participants in the supply chain must continue to focus on threats to the system as a whole, in addition to the individual parts under their control.
Any day with a service disruption is a day that a competitive power supplier is not able to provide reliable, least cost, cleaner electricity to customers – interrupting Americans’ ability to go about daily life, conduct business and keep critical emergency services online.
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