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.

Three quarters of energy firms limiting connectivity development due to cyber threats

Cyber threats continue limiting IoT and 5G adoption, report

According to a new report from Osborne Clarke, data protection and privacy concerns in relation to GDPR regulations are slowing the adoption of IoT.
utilities

Four ways utilities can shape smart cities’ success

Itron and Panasonic highlighted smart cities best practices during the 2018 Itron Utility Week held in Scottsdale, Arizona. Nowadays, it seems everything on the planet has...
investment

Wildfire liabilities push PG&E towards bankruptcy filing

PG&E will file its business for bankruptcy protection as it faces billions of dollars in liabilities related to fatal wildfires.
2019, Predictions, IBM report predictions for utility industry

2019 – the year ahead

A new year brings with it a sense of renewal and opportunity, a feeling that anything is possible and that the trails and...
asset management

World Expo selects digital transformation partner for 2020 event

Expo 2020 Dubai has partnered with Siemens to meet its sustainability targets.
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European grid operators unveil Stakeholders and Innovation Council

The European Distribution System Operators' Association for Smart Grids has launched its Stakeholders and Innovation Council to help grid operators and energy stakeholders...
AI i

Talking to machines (and telling them what to do!)

In this day and age, relations between humans and machines have become rather fraught. A growing number of anxieties crystallise around the use of...
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...

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