Government wakes up to cataclysmic threat

by Steve Elwart -- After several delays and repeatedly ignored warnings, the federal government is starting to recognize the threat posed to national security by an electromagnetic pulse, or EMP, event. The more…

Can America even protect itself from EMP?

by Steve Elwart -- Can the United States actually protect itself from the effects of an EMP (electromagnetic pulse) attack, or is the nation merely a sitting duck just waiting for disaster? more…

Who will you call when EMP shuts down U.S.?

by Steve Elwart -- Experts on a panel assembled by Florida-based The United West have warned that the aftermath of an EMP (Electromagnetic Pulse) attack would be devastating on the United States, more…

Low-tech EMP to send U.S. back to 'Stone Age'?

by Steve Elwart -- Eid-ul-Fitr, the Muslim holiday celebrating the end of Ramadan, was an appropriate setting for a panel discussion today on the threat of an Electromagnetic Pulse, or EMP, attack more…

Ominous cyberweapons on horizon

by Steve Elwart -- Stuxnet, a piece of malicious computer code called a "worm," brought Iran's Bushehr power plant to its knees almost a year ago. The worm – a type of more…

Earthquakes rattling energy industry plans

by Steve Elwart -- The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has suspended operations at a Youngstown Township fluid injection well after a 4.0 earthquake struck the area on New Year's Eve, the more…