cyber attacks

COVID-19 Cybersecurity

A new pandemic threat – remote working’s impact on cybersecurity

According to Edgard Capdevielle, CEO Nozomi Networks, remote access to critical assets could be putting utilities more at risk for a cyberattack than ever before.
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.
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.
US cybersecurity

New Energy Sector Pathfinder initiative to protect US grid infrastructure

The goals of this initiative are to advance information sharing, improve training and education to understand systemic risks, and develop joint operational preparedness and response activities to cybersecurity threats.
Ransomware, Cybercon, Exelon

Life during cyber wartime

Exelon IT and cybersecurity experts shared their insights during the “Live Cybersecurity Exercises against Production Systems” session Tuesday at DISTRIBUTECH International in San Antonio
infrastructure protection

Israeli state-owned utility partners to deliver cyber protection for utilities

Mekorot has partnered with NanoLock Security to develop cybersecurity solutions for water and energy utilities in Israel and around the world.
disaster, severe weather

Ed’s note: What keeps you up at night?

What is it that wakes you up at 2 am – heart-pounding and adrenalin pumping? What is your 'Houston, we have a problem' dread?
cyber-threat

US DoE announces $8 million in cyber-threat, resilience funding

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced an $8 million investment in innovative approaches to enhance the reliability and resilience of the country’s energy infrastructure.
Distributech 2020

Networked Energy Services Announces New Offerings at European Utility Week in...

NES announces new software and services solutions which improve security and operational efficiency and reduce time-to-deploy for Smart Grid solutions
renewable energy in the US

The US utility market set for interesting times in 2019

The US utility market it seems is subject to what is purported to be an old Chinese curse: “May you live in interesting times.”...

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