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Federal Energy Regulators "Scrubbing All Databases" to Protect Power Grid

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is taking major steps to protect the U.S. power grid. According to a CBN article, acting Energy Commission chairwoman Cheryl LaFleur said that they are “wiping and scrubbing all databases.” The move follows a government investigator’s report revealing that certain officials failed to protect the grid’s vulnerabilities, casually allowing widespread access to a document containing specific physical threats to the grid.

The commission has also employed the efforts of a non-profit organization that oversees electric reliability in the hopes of improving security standards by this June, the article says. 

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