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Cybersecurity


Security of Cyber-Physical Systems

“Cyber-physical systems” are the next generation of closely integrated physical and cyber systems. Several critical systems such as the power grid, autonomous transportation systems, and process control systems are examples…



Quantum Technology: Applications in Cybersecurity for Power Utilities

With the advent and implementation of smart grid infrastructure across power utilities, there has been a paradigm shift in the efficiencies of the grid. The use of digital communication technology…


Four Questions You Must Ace to Ensure Sound Cybersecurity in OT Systems

Some cybersecurity experts believe hackers today pose a greater threat than ever to power plants and electric grids. Much of the operational technology (OT) used in power stations and throughout…


Goldman Sachs Stake in Fortress Underscores Supply Chain Cybersecurity Priority

A Goldman Sachs private equity business is taking a stake in critical industry cybersecurity firm Fortress Information Security. The $125 million investment underscores a heightened awareness of supply chain vulnerabilities…


Distributed Renewables’ Cyber Resilience

The benefits of renewable energy continue to grow, with wind generation supplying 9.2% of generation in the U.S. and up to 22.6% in other western countries like Germany. Solar is…


Three Cybersecurity Steps Integral to Building a Better Grid

In January, the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) launched its new Building a Better Grid initiative. The DoE’s stated intention for the program is to create a more robust transmission…