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Issue No.05 - September-October (2003 vol.1)
pp: 19-25
Massoud Amin , University of Minnesota
ABSTRACT
<p>With the tragic events of 9/11 permanently etched in our minds, the massive 14 August power outage evoked eerie reminders of what shook our world 2 years ago. While preliminary reports indicate that there was no apparent evidence of terrorism, the cascading blackouts were a sudden illumination of our electricity infrastructure?s vulnerable condition. This infrastructure affects us all?are we prepared for future storms?</p>
INDEX TERMS
Blackout 2003, New York blackout, electricity infrastructure, power outage
CITATION
Massoud Amin, "North America's Electricity Infrastructure: Are We Ready for More Perfect Storms?", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol.1, no. 5, pp. 19-25, September-October 2003, doi:10.1109/MSECP.2003.1236231
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