Tag Archives: cybersecurity

Energy Grid on Alert

Technical Alert issued by DHS and FBI along with Russian sanctions As part of a major salvo of sanctions announced Thursday, the White House warned the public that Russian malware is targeting the U.S. energy grid in an attempt to sabotage its systems, according to multiple reports. Political implications aside, the attempted sabotage is a […]

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Grid Security

Survey finds cyberstrikes are #1 concern of utilities In Utility Dive’s fourth annual State of the Electric Utility Survey, more than 600 utility professionals named cyber and physical security the most pressing concern for their companies, with 72% saying it is either “important” or “very important” today. Whereas security issues ranked sixth among utility concerns […]

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Cybersecurity expert warns not enough being done to protect infrastructure

In wake of the widespread Sony hack, cybersecurity is grabbing headlines. According to Steve Mustard, industrial cybersecurity expert at the International Society of Automation, inadequate training and a culture of complacency among many owners and operators of critical infrastructure are significantly raising the risks of highly damaging cyberattack throughout the world. Mustard went on to say that […]

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