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.


Brazil continues to be a hotspot for cybercrime – Accenture

According to a study conducted by Accenture, Brazil continues to be a hotspot for cybercrime and an estimated $100 billion in lost revenue is expected to be recorded by companies by 2023.
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Gemserv’s 2021 energy predictions

UK professional services company Gemserv presents its predictions within the energy sector in 2021.
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Serbia leading in cybersecurity development and application – report

Serbia has undertaken critical steps in cybersecurity and performs well across many areas of cybersecurity capacity.

Top six trends to shape the global cybersecurity market in 2021

2020 has been a remarkable year for cybersecurity in general and specifically for industrial cybersecurity - OTORIO report.
Head-End Software

Trilliant and Gemserv partner on cybersecurity and data protection

Gemserv Ltd and Trilliant have partnered to provide enhanced security assurance for Trilliant Head-End Software deployments.
Hackers are a threat to cybersecurity which makes cybersecurity risk management a top priority.

Podcast episode #9: Cybersecurity risk management and supply chains

In this podcast episode, we speak with Jim Penrose, COO of cybersecurity company BlueVoyant, about cybersecurity risk management and supply chains.

Ed’s note: What will have our attention in 2021

Editor Claire Volkwyn's mind turned to where our focus for the next year will be and I wanted to share some of the topics of importance over the next 12 months.
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Blockchain gets a push in US energy standards board

The North American Energy Standards Boards (NAESB) puts blockchain and cybersecurity at the front of digital technology standardisation drive.

Smart grids progressing globally, benchmarking shows

SP Group’s annual Smart Grid Index indicates that most utilities are embracing new technologies in response to industry challenges.
AI applications

Power sector seeks to reap benefits and tackle risks from AI...

AI applications are transforming business operations and processes in the power sector as well as the broader economy, leading to greater cost savings, increased efficiency and new services for consumers.

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