FILE - This Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 file photo shows power lines in Houston. The Biden administration is taking steps to protect the country’s electric system from cyberattacks through a new 100-day initiative combining federal government agencies and private industry. The initiative was announced Tuesday by the Energy Department. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Two agencies launch 100-day effort to improve cyber protections for electrical infrastructure

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Energy Department and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency are leading a new 100-day effort to improve…

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National Risk Management Center aims to ‘build on small things’ before broadening in scope

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White House, Pentagon cyber strategies give more leeway to fight back

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Midterms are coming up: How to make sure they’re clean

Federal government doesn’t operate local elections, but it can help locals avoid fraud and tampering.

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Cyber experts take critical infrastructure systems by ‘storm’ this week

More than 1,000 people from federal and state agencies, in addition to partners from private critical infrastructure sectors, are convening in person and…

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Jackie Schneider: Naval War College tests cyber attack defenses

The Naval War College recently conducted a Navy-Private Sector Critical Infrastructure Wargame to test U.S. defenses against a major cyber attack.

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