US power sector recognizes cyber risks, but violations show enforcement issues

Utility Dive: The importance of the energy sector as the underlying engine of the U.S. economy has put a target on the backs of almost every utility in the country.

Industry, regulators and others are all well aware of the risks associated with outdated and vulnerable IT systems. But as a string of recent cyber rule violations has shown, the regulatory framework requires refinement to prevent a large-scale attack.

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