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.

Combatting fraud and theft in the smart grid

Power theft in the smart grid is the menace of electric utilities from rural cooperatives to large investor-owned and municipal providers. How to combat it?
Ransomware, Cybercon, Exelon

Ed’s note: Holding critical infrastructure to ransom(ware)

The global pandemic has been good for cybercriminals. There has been a significant increase in attempted and successful attacks since the beginning of 2020 – what's behind the increase?
DEWA

DEWA partners to accelerate UAE’s adoption of AI and cloud computing

DEWA has partnered with Group 42 to accelerate the development and adoption of artifical intelligence and cloud technologies across the UAE.

Utilities need to rev up their cybersecurity focus

Smart Energy International spoke to experts from Thales and ESI Thought Lab to determine how extensive the cybersecurity threat is, whether smart meters are vulnerable and how to monitor legacy assets and existing networks.
IT security

Accenture named a star performer in IT security services

Accenture has been named a “leader” and emerged as one of only three “star performers” in IT security services in a report by Everest Group.
Crayon

Crayon and Amazon Web Services partner on digital transformation services

Crayon, a digital transformation services company has entered into a strategic collaboration agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Organise Cloud Labs

Accenture acquires Latin America’s first ServiceNow elite partner company

Accenture has acquired Organise Cloud Labs, a Brazil-based company operating as ServiceNow’s first Elite partner in Latin America.
risks

DEWA unveils a world first risk & resilience standard for utilities

DEWA has launched the world’s first enterprise risk and resilience management standard for utilities.

Webinar recording: The Protected Plant: Assessing cybersecurity risk and building your...

Access this recording where an expert panel answers burning questions around cybersecurity.
Vodafone Business

Vodafone and Accenture partner on managed security services in Europe

Vodafone Business is teaming with Accenture to deliver managed security services to SMEs and national corporate customers in Europe.

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