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.

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US DoE awards funding for development of cybersecurity “fabric”

The US DOE has awarded Xage Security with a grant to senhance its blockchain-protected security fabric for infrastructure protection.

Accenture acquires Bridge Energy

Global professional services company Accenture has acquired smart grid and cybersecurity firm Bridge Energy
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The most common cybersecurity threats

Cybersecurity is very important. We live in a time where almost anything you can think of can be done on a computer. And we...
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Siemens forms new energy cybersecurity partnership

Siemens has today announced a new partnership which it says is designed to “protect the energy industry’s critical infrastructure from increasingly sophisticated and malicious industrial cyber threats”.
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Idaho power line could help cybersecurity efforts

Federal officials are taking public comments on a plan to build a 16.5-mile powerline at an eastern Idaho nuclear site as part of a cybersecurity effort to bolster protections for the nation's electric grid.

How to provide protection in depth for your smart grid

Smart grids are a critical national resource, and like any other, are subject to cyber attack. To date, smart grid cybersecurity strategies...

US DoE announces $46 million for small businesses/innovation

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has announced that the Department of Energy will award 231 grants totaling $46 million to 202 small businesses in 39 states and the District of Columbia.

Global cyber-physical systems market to record 8.7% growth

The global cyber-physical system market will witness a 8.7% growth between 2017 and 2028, according to a new report issued by Future Market Insights.

PG&E admits to causing 2018 Camp Fire

PG&E has responded to the information released by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection regarding the November 2018 Camp Fire.
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Siemens to enhance US grid network in $6.4 million DoE contract

The DoE has selected Siemens to strengthen the resilience of the nation’s grid system and critical infrastructure.

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