Cybersecurity

All news, policy updates, standards, solutions and announcements concerning cybersecurity within the power and energy sectors, specifically relating to malware and ransomware prevention, protection of customer data and information, hacking, as well as theft or damage to hardware. This will also highlight threats to electrical grids, as well as how to prevent power outages, coordinate incident response and boost grid resilience.

Siemens invests in cyber-security company

Siemens is to invest in a cyber-security start-up called CyActive which can offer protection to power plants.

Norway’s energy firms hacked

In a major cyberattack on the energy sector, 50 Norwegian companies have been hacked and another 250 have been warned that they are at risk and should check their computer systems.

Combating the emerging cyber threat to power infrastructure

Earlier this month Power Engineering International reported on the news of the detection of a cybercrime operation that poses a serious potential threat to power plant operations in Europe and America.
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Power plant operations threatened by Russia-based malware

A US online security group has detected a cybercrime operation that poses a serious potential threat to power plant operations in Europe and America.

European policy under the microscope

Three years of Energiewende, three days in Cologne: insights into Europe's future energy market from this year's event.

Review points to growing cyber threat to power generation

The City of London-based Willis Group, one of the world’s largest insurance brokers launched its annual Energy Market Review on Tuesday, with a particular focus on cyber security for the market.

A European first as UK government launches Solar Strategy

The UK government today announced its Solar Strategy, the first such strategic document dedicated to solar by any European Union government.

Sending out the right signals

Safety is of paramount importance in the power generation industry.

US utility sector faces ‘death spiral’

According to a new report, US utility professionals believe their sector will change dramatically over the next 10 years.

Redrawing the world energy map

Many of the long-held tenets of the energy sector are being rewritten.

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