Electrical Utilities Increase Security Protection

A report by the Washington-based Congressional Research Service said the U.S. electric grid may be vulnerable to a terrorist attack, and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has proposed regulations to protect the grid, largely prompted by last year's armed attack that took out high-voltage transformers in California. The California attack was a "wake-up call for the industry" that there is "high probability" of an outside physical attack against the U.S. electric grid, said Jasvir Gill, CEO of consultant AlertEnterprise Corp. in Fremont, Calif.

Utilities previously focused on IT risks from insiders, rather than physical attacks by outsiders. For example, Virginia-based Dominion Resources Inc. plans to spend up to $500 million over the next five to seven years to protect its critical infrastructure from man-made physical threats and natural disasters, and stockpile equipment for major damage recovery.

The substations that are considered critical elements of the nation's electric power grid also are the most vulnerable to intentional damage from malicious attacks, the Congressional Research Service report said.

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New Buried Line Sensor

Press Releases / FSI News 27 February 2020
Fiber SenSys, Inc. releases the industry’s first practical Buried Intrusion Sensor. Point locating buried line sensor for physical perimeter intrusion detection HILLSBORO, OR, February 5, 2020 – Fiber SenSys, Inc. (FSI) recently announced the release of the Terrain Defender TD100™, the definitive intrusion sensor for buried applications. This Radio Frequency (RF) leaky coaxial sensor implements a patented Fiber SenSys technique called End-to-End Correlation (E2EC™). Processors on both ends of a cable pair transmit and receive a high-frequency signal forming a detection field. Data from both ends are then synchronized and processed. E2EC provides several benefits, including: Better signal processing resulting…
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