Cybersecurity

News concerning cybersecurity within the energy sector, specifically relating to protection of energy customer data and private information, preventing malware, ransomware, as well as theft or damage to hardware. Also includes cybersecurity for the electricity grid, preventing disruption of power services, coordinating incident response and recovery, ensuring grid resilience.

security

Security risk management considerations

Eric Trapp, vice president, security and technology, and chief security officer, for Sempra Energy about cybersecurity and security risk management.
supply chain

Interconnected world highlights supply chain concerns

EPRI's Tobias Whitney speaks about all things cyber but specifically the supply chain and the increasing interconnectedness of … well … everything.
new york

New York announces $33 billion 5-year budget to fight climate change

The New York State government has announced its 2021 financial year budget which includes a plan on how the state will finance measures to combat climate change over the next five years.
utilities

New report highlights strategic directions for smart utilities

A new report explores the role of data and advanced communication technologies in helping utilities to optimise the efficiency of grid networks.
risk management standard

The world’s first risk management standard for energy and utilities announced

DEWA and BSI are set to launch the world’s first risk management standard for energy and utilities.
video surveillance

Utility metering and video surveillance to dominate IoT smart city market

Smart utility metering and video surveillance will remain by far the largest smart city segment, with the number of connections representing 87% of the total number of smart city connections by 2026
public safety

Second “Public safety solution” award for Itron

Itron has won, for the second consecutive year, the “Public Safety Solution of the Year” Award, part of the 2020 IoT Breakthrough Awards Programme.
elering

Estonia’s Elering joins ENCS to bolster EU cybersecurity

Elering has become the latest member of European Network for Cyber Security to strengthen the energy sector’s cyber defences.
business risks

Top 10 global business risks for 2020

Allianz has released the results of a survey conducted to understand identify the major business risks for 2020.
IIoT

NIST selects a partner for IIoT cybersecurity for DERs project

NIST and BlackRidge to implement Securing the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT): Cybersecurity for Distributed Energy Resources project.

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