Phys.Org (Isle of Man, Nov. 2) -- The most insidious type of cyberattack that researchers are looking to thwart is one in which grid operators may themselves be unwitting participants. Cedric Langbort, an Illinois engineer who uses game theory to develop secure control algorithms, says the challenge is that "you don't know what you don't know." Also: ScienceBlog (Nov. 3), Scientific Computing (Oct. 30).
Related story: The Verge (New York, Nov. 13) -- In a recent blog post, Google unveiled the results of its research into email security. The joint study, which was conducted in partnership with Illinois and the University of Michigan over the course of two years, revealed promising results, showing increased reliance on encryption industry-wide. Also: NBC News (Nov. 13).