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Cyber hacking demo previews next week’s GEO Huntsville conference-AL.com

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Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle hosted a cyber hacking demonstration this morning at Huntsville City Hall, showing how an unauthorized user could break into a utility grid.


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Benjamin McGee, chief scientist for Aleta Technologies Inc., describes how a cyber attack might happen to a utility or other target. (Martin Swant/Huntsville Hub)


The demo was in honor of October's National Cyber Security Awareness Month and as a preview to next week's GEO Huntsville conference. The conference is one of three economic development initiatives from the mayor's office, with the other two focusing on energy conservation and cyber security.

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