Seems like the feds should be paying attention to securing the grid better.
Check it out:

A persistent failure by federal lawmakers to protect the nation’s electric grid from attack isn’t stopping private sector efforts to prevent damage from a nuclear blast.

An Obama administration initiative to spend $7 billion on the development of the electric grid in six African nations, as Watchdog reported, earned a stern rebuke from a security expert concerned about the administration’s priorities.

But state level efforts are under way to protect the grid against solar flares and electromagnetic pulses.