Issue No. 05 - September-October (2003 vol. 1)
Massoud Amin , University of Minnesota
<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>
Blackout 2003, New York blackout, electricity infrastructure, power outage
M. Amin, "North America's Electricity Infrastructure: Are We Ready for More Perfect Storms?," in IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 1, no. , pp. 19-25, 2003.