Episode 52 - How Vulnerable is the Texas Grid?
Jun 27th, 2017 by globalenergyleaders
On today’s episode, Dr. David Grantham Senior Fellow of National Security at the National Center for Policy Analysis visits The Global Energy Leaders Podcasts to discuss the growing cyber threats that could affect the Texas Grid.
David A. Grantham, Ph.D., is a leading expert in national security matters and international affairs with specializations in Latin America and the Middle East. Dr. Grantham’s expertise engages the nation’s most pressing issues, like terrorism, international security and military affairs. Dr. Grantham’s research offers timely solutions on problems ranging from defense spending and personnel management to terrorist finance and regional security strategies. His work has been featured in a variety of academic journals and media outlets, and he speaks on these issues to audiences nationwide.
Prior to his work at NCPA, Dr. Grantham served as an officer in the United States Air Force and as a Special Agent with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI). While on active duty, Dr. Grantham conducted and managed counterintelligence and counterterrorism investigations and operations, both stateside and abroad. Dr. Grantham led efforts in areas of anti-terrorism, cyber defense and foreign espionage, and deployed twice to Afghanistan and Iraq in support of AFOSI operations.
Dr. Grantham holds a PhD in Modern History from Texas Christian University and a Master of Science in International Relations from Troy University. He earned his Bachelor of Art in History from University of South Florida in 2004.
Links from the show:
- National Center for Policy Analysis
- National Center for Policy Analysis - Twitter
- TownHall.com Twitter
- National Center for Policy Analysis - Facebook
- Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI)
- Texas Legislature moves on cyber issues… Article
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