Power Companies Need Better Threat Intelligence, Group Finds – CQ Homeland Security

Of all the industries considered “critical infrastructure,” perhaps none is so accustomed to recovering from disasters as the electricity sector. Power companies are well-versed in restoring service after storms, hurricanes and earthquakes.

So when a working group from the National Infrastructure Advisory Council set out to assess the industry’s resilience in the case of a terrorist attack or large-scale disaster, it had to make sure it threw its test subjects a curve ball.