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SIA issues response to substation attacks

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SIA issues response to North Carolina substation attacks

December 7, 2022SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md. – Following attacks on a pair of substations in Moore County, N.C., that left thousands without power, Security Industry Association (SIA) Utilities Advisory Board Chair Joey St. Jacques has issued a statement. In a LinkedIn post, St. Jacques wrote that, “The Dec. 3 incident in which gunfire damaged substations and cut off power to tens of thousands of North Carolina residents is a reminder that threats to critical energy infrastructure are a constant concern....

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Monitoring Matters

Power Tripped

December 7, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

Alternative title for this week’s blog? “Baby it’s cold outside”, especially if you happen to live in a particular county in North Carolina. You might have thought that Vivint’s acquisition would be my big topic, but I think I’m going to let that one stew for a week and see what shakes out of it. It’s also topical because we’re just days out of November, which was National Infrastructure Awareness Month. If you weren’t aware of national infrastructure...

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