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.

NATO

Siemens and NATO CCDCOE cooperation: cybersecurity for critical infrastructure

The NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE) and Siemens Smart Infrastructure have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to continue...
power grid

Securing the private-wireless connected power grid

The COVID crisis brought the world economy to a standstill. With near ubiquitous lockdown enforcement to stop the spread of the pandemic, remote operation and virtual collaboration has been absolutely critical to ensure some semblance of business continuity.
cloud infrastructure

IHS Markit selects Amazon Web Services as a cloud infrastructure partner

IHS Markit has selected Amazon Web Services to accelerate the deployment of cloud infrastructure to improve its business operations.
Energy theft

Energy Theft and Fraud Reduction

Power theft is the menace of electric utilities from rural cooperatives to large investor-owned and municipal providers. Utility companies have been plagued with non-technical losses almost since their inception.
enel smart grid

Enel selects Cisco as global technology partner

Enel and Cisco have extended their cooperation in the development of innovative digital solutions and services.
cybersecurity threats

Increasing investments in cybersecurity generate ROI of 179%

Increasing investments in cybersecurity can generate a significant return on investment (ROI) of 179%, according to a new study released by ESI Thoughtlab.
US cybersecurity

Southern Company joins US-wide cybersecurity alliance

The Asset to Vendor Network for Power Utilities (A2V), a US-wide alliance focussed on shared cybersecurity threat information, has announced the signing of Southern Company, the country's second-largest utility, as the group’s first new partner
security IoT

Security concerns drive IoT deployments toward private networks, study finds

Security concerns are pushing companies into using private networks when deploying Internet of Things (IoT), according to a study conducted by Omdia.
National Grid

National Grid energy transmission arms join European Network for Cyber Security

National Grid Gas Transmission and National Grid Electricity Transmission Transmission are the newest members of the European Network for Cyber Security
cloud accounts

External attacks on corporates’ cloud accounts grow by 630% during work...

External attacks on corporates’ cloud accounts grew by 630% between January and April 2020, according to a study conducted by McAfee.

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