power grid

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  Despite the importance of a secure and fully functional Emergency Alert System, it is really not surprising that the warning measures have become severely vulnerable. One just has to look at the state of the power grid to grasp the lack of attention the federal government has paid to life-saving infrastructure. If the power… Read more »


cyber attack

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  The shrill beep streaming over the radio or interrupting a television program designed to warn millions of Americans that an emergency has just occurred may be extremely vulnerable to cyber attack. The United States Emergency Alert System (EAS) has “critical vulnerabilities” according to a recent review by IOActive, a security firm. The ability of… Read more »