Energy Sector in Danger of Cyberattack

By Channel Insider Staff  |  Posted 2009-09-02

A former Department of Homeland Security official is warning that the nation's energy grid could be opening itself up to crippling cyberattacks. Greg Garcia, former Assistant Secretary of Cyber Security for Homeland Security, told Ziff-Davis Enterprise in an exclusive video interview that the energy industry's move to embrace so-called "smart grid" technology could allow hackers to disrupt our critical infrastructure in new and very dangerous ways.