What History Tells Us About the Future of Cyber Vulnerabilities in the Power Industry

Credit to Author: Dennis Hackney| Date: Sun, 26 Dec 2021 16:34:13 +0000

cybersecurity

The power and energy sector is one of the most critical areas of our country’s infrastructure, making it a prime target for cybercriminals increasingly looking for ways to infiltrate and disrupt the sector and ultimately the national grid. In fact, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report in early 2021 that found the […]

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What History Tells Us About the Future of Cyber Vulnerabilities in the Power Industry

Credit to Author: Dennis Hackney| Date: Sun, 26 Dec 2021 16:34:13 +0000

cybersecurity

The power and energy sector is one of the most critical areas of our country’s infrastructure, making it a prime target for cybercriminals increasingly looking for ways to infiltrate and disrupt the sector and ultimately the national grid. In fact, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report in early 2021 that found the […]

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NREL Tool Provides Cybersecurity & Savings for Hydropower Plants

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 05 Nov 2021 03:40:21 +0000

The Cybersecurity Value-at-Risk Framework Allows Hydropower Operators To Assess Their Risks and Make Informed Investments for Enhanced Cybersecurity

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High-Renewables Systems Are Scalable, Resilient, & Secure With Communication-Less Controls

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2021 03:13:16 +0000

Not long ago, 100% renewable energy was a distinction reserved for remote communities avoiding costly energy imports. But now, some U.S. states are reaching very high levels of renewable energy, and the largest urban areas on the planet are targeting 100% renewable operations, basing their futures around variable power from wind and solar tied to energy storage. […]

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Implement Cost-Effective, Zero-Trust Remote Operations to Mitigate Cyber Risks and Maintain Operational Resilience

Credit to Author: Bill Moore| Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2021 12:37:26 +0000

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In January 2021, a hacker accessed the digital infrastructure controlling the water supply for Oldsmar, a Florida city of 15,000 people. The bad actor attempted to manipulate the city’s water supply, exploiting a vulnerability in the company’s IT-grade remote access software to alter levels of sodium hydroxide in the water supply, raising its concentration to […]

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Implement Cost-Effective, Zero-Trust Remote Operations to Mitigate Cyber Risks and Maintain Operational Resilience

Credit to Author: Bill Moore| Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2021 12:37:26 +0000

cybersecurity

In January 2021, a hacker accessed the digital infrastructure controlling the water supply for Oldsmar, a Florida city of 15,000 people. The bad actor attempted to manipulate the city’s water supply, exploiting a vulnerability in the company’s IT-grade remote access software to alter levels of sodium hydroxide in the water supply, raising its concentration to […]

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Three Things Utility Companies Need to Do to Prevent the Next Cyberattack

Credit to Author: Brandon Shopp| Date: Thu, 07 Oct 2021 11:03:11 +0000

cybersecurity

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. The Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack and the remote cyberattack on a Florida water treatment plant put cybersecurity top-of-mind and made it clear hackers can do […]

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Three Things Utility Companies Need to Do to Prevent the Next Cyberattack

Credit to Author: Brandon Shopp| Date: Thu, 07 Oct 2021 11:03:11 +0000

cybersecurity

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. The Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack and the remote cyberattack on a Florida water treatment plant put cybersecurity top-of-mind and made it clear hackers can do […]

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Monitor, Teach, Protect: Three Priorities for Insider Threat Prevention in the Energy Sector

Credit to Author: Isaac Kohen| Date: Mon, 04 Oct 2021 03:22:50 +0000

cybersecurity

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 threats to the country’s expansive electric grid that reliably delivers electricity to power the digital age. Today, those threats are even more relevant than ever […]

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