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The Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (CIP/HS) at George Mason University School of Law has just published its August edition of ‘The CIP Report’ which highlights smart-grid security. This CIP Report specifically highlights the “significance of and the challenges with securing the smart grid.” “The critical role of the smart grid was recently displayed in India, when more than half of its population lost power due to the failure of its energy infrastructure, and in Virginia, where power companies and residents were unprepared for the consequences of an unexpected, violent ‘derecho’ storm.