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.

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.

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.

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.
quantum technologies

DoE issues $625 million for R&D of next-gen quantum technologies

The US DoE has announced $625 million in funding to enhance research, development, testing and implementation of next-generation quantum technologies.

Energy industry 2020 predictions – Part 1

We asked a number of global energy industry experts for their predictions for 2020 at EUW and POWERGEN Europe recently. Here's what they had to say.

US issues cyberattack warnings after Iran strike

The US Department of Homeland Security has issued a bulletin related to potential cyberattacks by Iran on US infrastructure

Ed’s note: 2020 – what’s your prediction?

We love to start the New Year off with resolutions and predictions regarding the state of the things to come. As we start off this new year and new decade, we wanted to share with you some of the predictions we gathered from key industry leaders and professionals below:
infrastructure protection

Global $55 billion critical infrastructure protection market

Visiongain has published a study analysing the global market for critical infrastructure protection.

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