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IIOT Cyber


2021 Connected Plant Conference Game Changers Award Winners 

Behind the digital tools that make the industrial internet of things (IIOT) in the power generation and chemical process industries are people. The 2021 Connected Plant Conference in Austin, Texas…



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.…


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…


Biden Takes Executive Action to Strengthen National Cybersecurity, Secure Supply Chains

The Biden administration this week issued a new spate of actions to bolster the nation’s cybersecurity, though details of its 100-day plan issued last month to address risks to the…


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…


The Energy-Sector Threat: How to Address Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities

Electric-power and gas companies are especially vulnerable to cyberattacks, but a structured approach that applies communication, organizational, and process frameworks can significantly reduce cyber-related risks. In our experience working with…