In this article from iNews, Rob Hastings Special Projects Editor gives a comprehensive overview of what would likely happen if a cyber-attack were to cut the UK power supply. This includes a review of past events of comparable near misses and historic examples, emphasising a greater need to enhance national preparedness at all levels, especially at the household level.  The article features key insights from UK leading experts in National Preparedness; Lord Toby Harris, Chair of the National Preparedness Commission (NPC), Katie Barnes, Executive Director for the NPC, Professor David Alexander from University College London and Sarah Schubert Chair of the Institute of Civil Protection and Emergency Management.

This links to previous stories on what to do if power supplies fail this winter, where Chair Lord Toby Harris, issued an Open Letter to The Times calling for greater national preparedness, by scaling up of investments in national resilience, risk communication and household preparedness.


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