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cyberattacks


Hackers May Already be in Your Infrastructure—Now What?

Cyber-attacks on industrial control systems (ICSs) are no longer a hypothetical. As pieced together by the Wall Street Journal, in 2017, Russian hackers attacked a small construction company, exploiting the…


Stepping Up Cybersecurity: Power Producers Move Ahead
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The energy sector has been hit with almost one-third of the cyberattacks against U.S. industrial facilities in recent years. It is among the top issues, along with reliability, environmental regulations,…


U.S. and Canada Join Forces to Battle Cyberattacks on Electric Grid

A joint strategy released by the governments of the U.S. and Canada to thwart the growing threat of cyberattacks on the electric grid sets three priorities that the countries said…


Congressional Passage of Cybersecurity Bill Is a Triumph for Automation, Groups Say

The Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2014 that cleared Congress last week and was presented to President Obama on Monday has the backing of automation organizations.  The bill was one of…