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North America's electricity infrastructure: are we ready for more perfect storms?

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M. Amin ; Center for the Development of Technological Leadership, Minnesota Univ., MN, USA

With the tragic events of 9/11 permanently etched in our minds, the massive 14 August power outage evoked eerie reminders of what shook our world 2 years ago. While preliminary reports indicate that there was no apparent evidence of terrorism, the cascading blackouts were a sudden illumination of our electricity infrastructure's vulnerable condition. This infrastructure affects us all - are we prepared for future storms?.

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IEEE Security & Privacy  (Volume:1 ,  Issue: 5 )