Electric Power Grid Vulnerabilities

Assistant Defense Secretary Paul Stockton talked about protecting the U.S. electric power grid from natural disasters and cyber… read more

Assistant Defense Secretary Paul Stockton talked about protecting the U.S. electric power grid from natural disasters and cyber threats. He described Hurricane Sandy as a “wake up call” for officials, and talked about Pentagon efforts to build backup power plants at DOD facilities in order to deal with unexpected outages. The event was moderated by former White House Homeland Security Assistant Frank Cilluffo, who now heads the Homeland Security Institute at George Washington University. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Frank J. Cilluffo Associate Vice President and Director George Washington University->Homeland Security Policy Institute
  • Paul N. Stockton Assistant Secretary Department of Defense->Homeland Defense and Americas' Security Affairs

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Electric Power Grid Vulnerabilities

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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Dec 19, 2012

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  • Dec 19, 2012 | 4:18am EST | C-SPAN 2
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