A Tale of Two Cyber Exercises: Exclusive Interview with Zach Tudor of Idaho National Lab - [an Energy Central Power Perspectives™ Interview]
- Sep 27, 2019 7:03 pm GMT
In the annals of 1980s cinematic history, WarGames was a film that tapped into a lot of futuristic tropes of the time. It was the first introduction many in the public had to the idea of hacking, and certainly popularized the idea that military war games exercises were used to hone defenses against potential digital attacks.
While it’s been over 30 years since Matthew Broderick’s character brought to life the idea of cybersecurity exercises in a competition-like format, the concept might be more relevant now than ever and for applications beyond just military. Case in point, the cybersecurity of the electric grid is one of the most important topics of discussion across the utility industry, and for good reason given the advancing abilities of potential bad actors to attack the grid digitally and the successful attacks on Ukranian utility systems at the end of 2015.
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