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The growing cyber-risk to our electricity grids - and what to do about it 

Smart grid technology can revolutionise the energy sector - but it is under growing threat from cybercriminals Image: REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Karime Kuri Tiscareno

Project Lead, IoT, Robotics and Smart Cities, Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, World Economic Forum

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The nature of smart grids leverages the severity of the cyberthreats to them
The nature of smart grids leverages the severity of the cyberthreats to them. Image: WEF
  As grids become smarter, the risks posed by cyberattacks begin to stack up
As grids become smarter, the risks posed by cyberattacks begin to stack up. Image: WEF
 Collective action is required to build resilient grids fit for the future
Collective action is required to build resilient grids fit for the future. Image: WEF

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