U.S. preparing for crippling Electromagnetic Pulse attacks targeting the electrical grid

U.S. preparing for crippling Electromagnetic Pulse attacks targeting the electrical grid

U.S. preparing for crippling Electromagnetic Pulse attacks targeting the electrical grid

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is working on a war footing to disrupt potential Electromagnetic Pulse attacks that could disrupt unprotected critical infrastructure within the U.S. and endanger thousands of lives.

DHS said that following the signing of a Presidential order in March 2019 to establish resilience against Electromagnetic Pulse attacks, it has coordinated with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA), the Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to address known EMP-related vulnerabilities to critical infrastructure.

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