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Analysis: Cyberattack Exposes Lack of Required Defenses on U.S. Pipelines

US News and World Report
 2021-05-12

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The shutdown of the biggest U.S. fuel pipeline by a ransomware attack highlights a systemic vulnerability: Pipeline operators have no requirement to implement cyber defenses. The U.S. government has had robust, compulsory cybersecurity protocols for most of the power grid for about 10 years to prevent debilitating...

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