The Secure The Grid Minute

Studying Something To Death: What if your doctor never treated your illness?

November 13, 2017

This is Tommy Waller with the Secure The Grid Minute.    

Let’s for a minute imagine that our nation’s most critical infrastructure – the electric grid – were our own human body being attacked by a disease that could spell death in short order.  Would we want our health care provider to schedule check-up after check-up to study the sickness when they possessed a team of physicians with the ability to treat it?  What if the provider decided to fire that very team with the expertise needed to keep us alive?  

Well, that’s exactly what the U.S. Government has done when it comes to the deadly threat to our nation’s electric grid from Electromagnetic Pulse.  Congress’s current National Defense Authorization Act scuttles the free world’s best experts on EMP, replaces them with parties unknown, and calls for yet another study due on April 1st, 2019.

While our government “studies this topic to death” you can get smart on EMP and other threats to the grid at