University of Houston Research Would Keep Energy Flowing

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Traditional cybersecurity efforts are often reactive and fail to anticipate where hackers will strike and how. An initiative from the Department of Energy would change that for pipelines, the electric grid and other systems that make up the nation’s critical energy infrastructure.

“For most computer systems, we worry about preventing data breaches,” said Arthur Conklin, associate professor of Information and Logistics Technology at the University of Houston and director of the Center for Information Security Research and Education. “In the critical infrastructure for energy, we have a different objective: Keep it running.” Please click here for the full story.