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.

new jersey grid modernisation

US utility files $576 million digital transformation strategy

Dayton Power and Light (DP&L) has filed a proposal with the Public Utility Commission of Ohio to implement its digital transformation strategy.
cyber hygiene

ENCS highlights 2018 cybersecurity victories

The European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS)has marked 2018 as a successful year in the organisation's efforts to enhance utility cybersecurity measures.
utilities

2019 smart metering and digitalisation milestones

Utilities of all types are heading towards a data-driven future, and this continues to accelerate the immediate demand for communicating meters. As this digitalisation...
digital twin technology

Digital Twins: finding the golden thread

A couple of months ago, David Socha proposed at the end of his initial trilogy of blogs on Digital Twins that there was, in...
cyberattacks

The anatomy of ICS Cybersecurity

Timely implementation of security in power plant industrial control systems at the construction stage is vital, writes Jonni Talsi. While cybersecurity is creeping into our...
UTILITY COMPANIES

The critical focus areas for utility companies in 2019

By Tim Andrew, CEO and Co-founder at Localz and a network of partner contributors In 2018 we have seen a shift within the utilities...
analytics

New report on global non-destructive test inspection services market released

Frost and Sullivan has issued a new report analysing the global non-destructive test inspection services market.
Horizon 2020, digital twin

The Golden Thread for Digital Twins

David Socha provides recommendations to successful rollouts of Digital Twin capabilities.
Exelon

World Bank initiative helps start-ups innovate African continent

The International Finance Corporation has launched an initiative to accelerate research and development of innovative technologies.
Head-End Software

Cybersecurity an organisational and technical issue

A recent companywide vulnerability audit of a large US utility revealed some areas of technical vulnerability in the control system, but most of the findings had to do with organisational problems.

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