Phil Boas: Why The Colonial Pipeline Cyberatttack Won't Wake Up The U.S.

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Monday, May 17, 2021 - 11:18am

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The Show regularly checks in with the Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about current issues facing the state and the region — featured in columns on the newspaper’s op-ed pages.

The recent cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline resulted in long lines at gas stations in the eastern U.S. and even worries that a true shortage and much higher prices were inevitable.

The pipeline reopened last week, and most people simply went back to their regular schedules and routines. But should all of us — especially policymakers — see this as a call to action?

The Show spoke with Phil Boas of the Republic, who interviewed a corporate cybersecurity expert about what the nation’s focus should be.

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Phil Boas
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