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U.S. Power Grid Test
« on: October 01, 2013, 12:21:18 PM »
August 2013 - Outgoing US Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano on Tuesday warned of a “major cyber event” in the future that would have a “serious” impact on American society.
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/08/27/outgoing-u-s-homeland-security-secretary-janet-napolitano-warns-of-major-cyber-event/

August 2013 - NYT's on Nationwide Drill set for Nov. 13-14

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/17/us/as-worries-over-the-power-grid-rise-a-drill-will-simulate-a-knockout-blow.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0


This is why thousands of utility workers, business executives, National Guard officers, F.B.I. antiterrorism experts and officials from government agencies in the United States, Canada and Mexico are preparing for an emergency drill in November that will simulate physical attacks and cyberattacks that could take down large sections of the power grid.[size=78%]

[/size]North America does need a power grid drill, but why announce it to the 'bad guys', doesn't that make N.A. a bit vulnerable in these times? There are still people who think the Boston Marathon attack was a 'drill decoy' to practise martial law in a city. [size=78%] :tinfoil [/size]


It's called GridEX11 -
http://www.spp.org/publications/13%20-%20CIPC%20Brief%20%28Harrell%20Conway%20Mar%202013%29%20V2.pdf
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