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.

Grid Fund

Getting ready to operate the smarter grid

How Smart Grid Operations, aligned to ITIL, can enable the Smart Energy Transition In the past, the grid...

SUSE appoints new CEO

Accomplished technology executive and former SAP leader, Melissa Di Donato, has been named chief executive officer of SUSE in a move that...
new mexico

New regional critical infrastructure skills training facility

ACIDC has signed a joint venture agreement with The Energy Innovation Center Institute to improve the critical infrastructure workforce.
data breaches

Cost of data breaches in the US doubles

IBM has released the results of a new study conducted to understand the financial impact of data breaches on organisations.

Ed’s note: In the dark

Argentina, Uruguay, Venezuela, New York, London, Jakarta - these are the names of just some of the countries or cities affected in...
ENCS,Cybersecurity; security services

ENCS and E.DSO – cybersecurity baseline requirements

ENCS and E.DSO have announced the launch of cybersecurity baseline requirements for smart meters and data concentrators.
New York university

2019 STEMnow initiative launched for New York University students

Students are gathering in Downtown Brooklyn for New York university Tandon School of Engineering's seventh summer #STEMnow initiative
UK power outage

A cyberattack on London’s grid could cost €123 million per day

Cyberattacks on the powergrid supporting the UK capital, London, could cost up to €123 million a day.
cybersecurity threats

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...
utility staffing

Utilities to add new IT positions by the end of the...

Robert Half Technology has released the results of a survey conducted to understand the workforce hiring plans of information systems or information...

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