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Energy secretary: Cyber attack, not EMP, is biggest threat to electric grid

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Paul Bedard,Washington Secrets,Energy Department,National Security,Energy and Environment,Electromagnetic Pulse
Newly-installed Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said Thursday that the threat of a cyber attack shutting down the U.S. electric grid is the biggest worry of the Obama administration, not an electromagnetic pulse like the one the Earth barely avoided two weeks ago. "What I have to say is that the whole set of issues that could disrupt the grid are ones that we do look at. But our biggest focus,...