Drawing from responses from more than 100 utilities across America, a new report shows that the nationís electric grid remains highly vulnerable to attacks from Iran and North Korea, or other threats like geomagnetic storms from solar activity.
Critical infrastructure control systems are at risk from wireless attacks carried out over Software Defined Radio (SDR), according to Digital Assurance.
Amol Sarwate is the Director of Vulnerability Labs at Qualys.
Leased lines are recurring costs throughout the power grid.
Since the discovery of Stuxnet, industrial control systems (ICS) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) networks have received a fair share of attention from researchers and attackers alike.
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