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Giving back to the community: INL transfers laptops to College of Eastern...

April 17, 2020

It may have to wait until the coronavirus subsides, but as it seeks to develop a new generation of cybersecurity professionals, Idaho National Laboratory is looking to the College of Eastern Idaho (CEI) as a natural source of homegrown talent....

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New tool helps emergency managers understand hidden impacts of disasters

April 14, 2020

In the weeks after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in September 2017, the world heard volumes about the storm’s impact in terms of lives lost, homes demolished and infrastructure destroyed. But Maria had one lesser-known consequence that proved just as...

INL intern looks at the big and small pictures of cybersecurity

April 9, 2020

No one wants their data stolen. The financial loss, the headache and the insecurity that come with cyber risk are immense. And yet, so much of our lives takes place in the digital world. We execute financial transactions, share personal...

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INL’s annual Infrastructure Resiliency Symposium highlights the power of national collaboration

March 26, 2020

Seated in the ballroom of the Westin Riverwalk Hotel in downtown San Antonio, a crowd of 300 people eagerly awaited the start of Idaho National Laboratory’s Resilience Week 2019 Symposium. On a humid Tuesday morning in early November, attendees from...

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An AHA! moment for energy resilience education

February 25, 2020

Energy resilience is the mantra of a new generation of policy and research. How do we protect our infrastructure, industrial economy, and communities from disruptors? As American culture and industry move toward increasingly higher standards for energy security and reliability,...

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Generation Cyber

February 13, 2020

Across Idaho, high school students and teachers are learning to fight cyberthreats. This year marked the third Cybercore Summer Camp for area high school students and teachers, and the first year that cybersecurity was included in the STEM Summer Camp...

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Idaho researchers lead DOE effort to protect nation’s wind energy infrastructure

January 21, 2020

As the planet becomes more reliant on computers and more connected via the internet, our nation’s critical infrastructure is increasingly vulnerable to cyberattacks. This is especially true for power utilities and the electric grid, which offer tempting targets to hostile...

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Making better – and broader – contingency plans

January 14, 2020

Life, they say, is uncertain. While some argue this calls for eating dessert first, governments and businesses take a different approach. They make contingency plans that detail what to do in a disaster and how to handle the unexpected. But...

Ushering new technologies to the marketplace

January 7, 2020

Making sure there is a practical application for research and technologies is not just a cost- and effort-saving measure. It’s a way to ensure that projects continually innovate. With that goal in mind, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) provides...

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INL preparing resiliency guidebook for state of Idaho

December 18, 2019

In times of growing cyber threats and severe weather, resilience – the ability to continue providing emergency services while damaged infrastructure is restored – has emerged as a growing concern among leaders at state and local levels. The world is...

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