Grid | Homeland Security News Wire Grid | Homeland Security News Wire North American power companies will participate in a mock power emergency scenario today and tomorrow (13-14 November) to test their ability to respond to physical or cyberattacks that may lead to widespread power outages and long term blackouts.
Pentagon ponders “Plan B” for a world without BlackBerry | Ars Technica Pentagon ponders “Plan B” for a world without BlackBerry | Ars Technica The US Department of Defense is now pondering a future without BlackBerry as uncertainty grows about the company's future in the wake of its aborted effort to go private. That promises to be a major pain for the Pentagon, given its dependence on the Canadian company's secure e-mail capabilities.
Fukushima: now for the tough part| Reuters Fukushima: now for the tough part | Reuters The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant will as early as this week begin removing 400 tonnes of highly irradiated spent fuel in a hugely delicate and unprecedented operation fraught with risk.
Cyber attack 'war game' tests London banks Cyber attack 'war game' tests London banks A cyber attack on financial markets played out in one of London's historic halls on Tuesday in a "war game" simulation designed to test the City's defenses against online saboteurs.