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Taking Charge of Cybersecurity in the Energy Industry
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Delivering energy has centered on the fundamental tenant of being reliably available. As energy providers strive to maintain that availability, they all too often push security to the backburner. Many…


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…


Alarming Increase in Cybersecurity Threats Prompts Spate of Government Action

Lawmakers, industry, and government entities, including the Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), this week released a string of measures responding to mounting…


Intrusion-Tolerant SCADA Demonstrated at Power Plant

Researchers have successfully demonstrated an open-source supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system designed to withstand attacks and compromises on the power grid. The intrusion-tolerant system—called “Spire”—keeps power flowing even…


NIST Issues Final Cybersecurity Framework, Version 1.0

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today released its final version of a national framework for improving critical infrastructure cybersecurity. The "living" document will be updated as industry…