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Cybersecurity


Report: Power Sector Supply Chain Dependent on Adversaries

An estimated 90% of software products used to manage the U.S. power grid contains code “contributions” from Russian or Chinese developers. The finding from cyber risk management solution firm Fortress…



The Benefits of Remote Monitoring for Transformers and Other Electrical Equipment

Obtaining real-time operating data on power plant and substation equipment has never been easier. The sensors, transmitters, and systems needed to monitor important parameters are readily available and highly cost-effective.…


Why Utilities Need to Supercharge Their Approach to Cybersecurity

People know a storm can disrupt the electrical grid and cause a wave of complications across the region or country very quickly. But now, for those charged with grid reliability…


Bolstering Power Grid Cybersecurity in an Era of Hybrid Threats

Soon after Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, Russian government-affiliated hackers orchestrated cyberattacks that targeted Ukraine's electrical grid and energy infrastructure.  In early March of last year, one cyberattack successfully…


Converged Field Area Networks: Modernizing the Grid for a Sustainable Future

We’ve come a long way since the first waterwheel in 200 BC. Renewable energy sources now make up about 30% of the world’s generated power and are set to more…


DOE Competition Helps College Students Prepare for Cyber Jobs in the Energy Industry

There is growing demand for cybersecurity professionals all around the world. According to the “2023 Official Cybersecurity Jobs Report,” sponsored by eSentire and released by Cybersecurity Ventures, there will be…