NERC eyes stronger measures to secure utility supply chains, forms EMP task force

Utility Dive: Experts say electric utilities are generally prepared and well-defended against cyber threats, but as the grid embraces distributed resources and connected devices, the risk has morphed to ancillary stakeholders.

"A weak link is all the vendors that support the utility," Alex Santos, CEO of Fortress Information Security, told Utility Dive. "Because those vendors are not as well-defended, adversaries are moving in that direction."

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