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Cybersecurity


What History Tells Us About the Future of Cyber Vulnerabilities in the Power Industry

The power and energy sector is one of the most critical areas of our country’s infrastructure, making it a prime target for cybercriminals increasingly looking for ways to infiltrate and…



How to Manage Cyber Risk as Grid Modernization Efforts Intensify

A survey of chief information security officers revealed great insight on cyber risks and perceived vulnerabilities. While some insiders may think working hand-in-hand with government agencies to develop sound cyber…


Implement Cost-Effective, Zero-Trust Remote Operations to Mitigate Cyber Risks and Maintain Operational Resilience

In January 2021, a hacker accessed the digital infrastructure controlling the water supply for Oldsmar, a Florida city of 15,000 people. The bad actor attempted to manipulate the city’s water…


Three Things Utility Companies Need to Do to Prevent the Next Cyberattack

For the better part of the past decade, utility companies have been more concerned with the potential for outages than cyberattacks, but this has changed over the past several months.…


Monitor, Teach, Protect: Three Priorities for Insider Threat Prevention in the Energy Sector

In December 2020, the U.S. Department of Energy announced a new subcommittee focused on the nation’s electric grid. The Grid Resilience for National Security subcommittee was a response to increasing…


Standardized Software Bill of Materials Needed to Power Energy Cybersecurity

  COMMENTARY Supply chain security is top of mind these days for policymakers and regulators focused on protecting the utility industry and other critical infrastructure. A cyber vulnerability with a…