“Section 2 of the order focuses on critical infrastructure and in particular, the electricity grid. It is encouraging to see the Federal Government take action that increases the urgency for improving and ensuring the reliability of the power supply within the U.S. Electric Utilities and other critical infrastructure operators should know that recent advances in technology can improve the cyber security risk management efforts called out in this Executive Order. Innovations such machine learning and artificial intelligence enable real-time monitoring and anomaly detection that offer critical infrastructure operators better tools to manage cyber risk and minimize disruptions.”

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