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.

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.
energy sector

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.

Global perspectives on cyber threats shift after pandemic wake-up call

Information technology firm Wipro has released a new report presenting the changing perspectives of cybersecurity globally.
AI applications

Ed’s note: AI – magic or mayhem?

AI is not the panacea to all, nor will it render us ruled by machines or part of the Matrix. The reality lies somewhere in between.

Grid Operations – NES smart grid application

Grid Operations provides management, analysis and control for millions of NES smart grid devices and allows the utility to run the smart...
cybersecurity critical infrastructure

DoE unveils new initiative to improve cybersecurity for critical infrastructure

The US DoE has launched a new programme to protect the country’s critical infrastructure through knowledge sharing in cybersecurity.

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