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.

cyber hygiene

Good cyber health is critical to utilities as viral threats rise

We have heard daily the importance of good hygiene - acts meant to keep us safe as the virus continues to take its somewhat unpredictable course. Just as we must all remember amid this crisis to be sure we are using proper cyber hygiene.
Statkraft

Emerging platform business models disrupting utilities

n this episode Steffen Funck from Statkraft Ventures GmbH shares his insights on the platform business model and how it is changing utility strategies and mindsets.
solar pv market

Huawei presents top 10 solar PV market trends

Huawei has released its predicts within the renewable energy and solar PV market through 2025.
castle

Smart grid security and defensive military architecture of the middle-ages; an...

Why are our castles now just romantic ruins? Part of the answer is gunpowder and the...
IEEE standard

IEEE releases guidelines to address 5G and 6G challenges

The IEEE has released the IEEE International Network Generations Roadmap (INGR), First Edition guideline to address 5G challenges.
video

CGI opens new innovation center in Montréal

CGI is pleased to announce the opening of a new innovation center in Montreal, showcasing CGI's cross-industry innovations with its clients from around the world.
Ransomware, Cybercon, Exelon

Assessment of ransomware event at US pipeline operator

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) reported on 18 February 2020, a ransomware incident impacting a natural gas compression facility at an unidentified US pipeline operator.
Threat

Ed’s note: The biggest threat to business in 2020

According to a new report by KPMG, 20% of Saudi business leaders agree on the biggest threat to the future of their...
digitisation

Failure to digitise energy T&D systems to hinder the energy transition

DNV GL has revealed that barriers to vital digitisation of energy transmission and distribution (T&D) could hold back the success of the energy transition.
utilities

WEBINAR RECORDING: Cybersecurity for utilities: 2020 and beyond

Smart Energy International and ESI Africa explore how utilities across the power, water and gas sectors come to grips with the reality of cyber threats.

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