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Cybersecurity


5 Cybersecurity Best Practices to Protect Your OT Systems

Over the last several years, cyber actors and online criminal gangs have used cyber warfare to disrupt business and infrastructure across the globe. Today, they are becoming even more aggressive…



Five Reasons Remote Technology Makes Sense Even If You Never Plan to Operate Your Power Plant Remotely

The case for advanced analytics and remote diagnostics During the last 25 years significant advancements have been made in remote monitoring capabilities for power plants. A number of operations and…


The Airgap Is Not Enough: The Failed Security Perimeter Paradigm in OT Networks

Operational technology (OT) electronics and networks for manufacturing, energy production, and virtually every other industrial application, are targets for cyberattacks. For infrastructure-related companies, such as power producers, transportation, and water…


DOE Bans Utility Procurement of Chinese Equipment for Bulk Power System Security

The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a “prohibition order” in line with President Trump’s May 2020 broad bulk power system (BPS) security executive order (EO 13920) that will ban…


How to Monitor Assets Remotely Today

As long as products have had ethernet ports, people have been asking for remote access to them. They believed they could just plug the devices into the internet, and it…


NAESB’s First Move to Set Energy Digitalization Standards Heavily Focused on Blockchain, Cybersecurity

The North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB), a wholesale and retail natural gas and power industry forum comprising 300 corporate members, will initially focus its standards development to support cybersecurity…