Secure The Grid Coalition
September 27, 2019 | Peter Fedele
I have had the honor of presenting to and joining the Secure The Grid Coalition (STG), an ad hoc group of policy, energy, and national security experts, legislators, and industry insiders who are dedicated to strengthening the resilience of America’s electrical grid. The Coalition aims to raise awareness about the national and international threat of grid vulnerability, and encourage the steps needed to neutralize it.
The parent organization is The Center for Security Policy is a not-for-profit, non-partisan educational corporation established in 1988 by Frank Gaffney, who served in the Reagan Administration as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Forces and Arms Control Policy and as the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy. Under Mr. Gaffney’s leadership for three decades, the Center has been nationally and internationally recognized as a resource for timely, informed and penetrating analyses of foreign and defense policy matters. On 1 January 2019, The Center welcomed a new President & CEO – Fred Fleitz, an influential career CIA analyst who previously served as Chief of Staff to then-Under Secretary of State John Bolton, as a professional staff member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and most recently as White House National Security Council Chief of Staff.
Through our work at Omni-Threat Structures, we have had the opportunity to work with clients who are committed to preparing for the worst. Their foresight cannot be underestimated. They understand that the impact of disruption to or destruction of the power grid far outweighs the cost of protecting the grid. We urge all of our friends, clients and colleagues to be become educated on the complex issues surrounding the vital safety and security of the power grid in our country.
To that end, here are a few articles that we want to share.