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Pre-Terrorist Attack Indication Related to Electricity Critical Infrastructure: A ‘Red Cell’ View

David Birkett
Transactions of the VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, Safety Engineering Series
2020, Volume 15, Issue 1, Pages 22-37
Doi: 10.35182/tses-2020-0004
This paper identifies, examines, and analyses the variable intricacies and the most significant vulnerability from potential future acts of terrorism, related to the electricity sector grids of Europe’s Power Grid. More specifically this paper illustrates a ‘Red Cell’ View from the external terrorist targeting tactics and behavioural strategies when planning an attack on Electricity Critical Infrastructure (ECI). This unique research additionally identifies potential future initiatives and opportunities, which may enhance and provide increased protective resilience, to European ECI, against this form of external adverse human intervention, prior to any potential future terrorist attack.
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