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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…


Distributed Intelligence: Empower Consumer Control and Uncover New Possibilities

Consumers today want their utilities to provide an experience like any other service provider, offering the same control and transparency. User-friendly smart meter technology has allowed consumers to play a…


The New Wave of the Decentralized Energy Market

Ten years ago, the energy market was based around the conventional, centralized generation of oil and coal plants. It was predictable and formulaic. These staples of yesterday’s energy market are…


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…


Using Asset Data to Create Effective Maintenance Strategies

Relationships between asset data utilization and maintenance strategies often get complicated, especially in cases where data collection practices are designed to merely follow and not build strategies. In the maintenance,…