BAE to counter electric power cyber attacks

|About: BAE Systems PLC ADR (BAESY)|By:, SA News Editor

DARPA has awarded BAE Systems (OTCPK:BAESY -0.7%) an $8.6M contract to develop technology designed to quickly restore power to the U.S. electric grid after a catastrophic failure caused by a cyber attack.

It detects and disconnects unauthorized internal and external users from local networks within minutes, and creates a  hybrid network of data links secured by multiple layers of encryption and user authentication.

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