South Dakota Teaming With Other States To Learn How To Protect Infrastructure From Attack

South Dakota is among five states that will take part in a nationwide effort to protect electric grids and other infrastructure from physical and cyber-attacks.
Tony Mangan, spokesman for the Department of Public Safety, says the states can share what they learn…

Mangan says the states computer systems see attacks every day…..

There will be an exercise later this month simulating a cyber attack on North American electrical systems. Mangan says the states will compare notes in January…

The state is working with Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts and Wisconsin on the program.