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.

Global cyber weapon market report shows alarming growth

The global cyber weapon market is poised to grow strong during the forecast period 2018 to 2028, according to the latest report...

Energy giant EDP hit with costly ransomware attack

Portuguese energy company Energias de Portugal (EDP) has been the victim of a RagnarLocker cyberattack.

Webcast Recording: Getting to grips with smart grid communications

The smart grid – an electric network capable of two way electricity and data flows that can detect, react to changes...

Wärtsilä’s energy storage technology receives cybersecurity certification

Wärtsilä, has been awarded cybersecurity certifications for the GEMS Power Plant Controller by the International Electrotechnical Commission.

Webcast Recording: Cybersecurity for utilities, 2020 and beyond

Get definitive answers about how big the threat is and where you need to focus your attention.

GE and Thales to mitigate cybersecurity threats in power sector

Thales and GE Steam Power are establishing a collaboration to deliver a suite of cybersecurity solutions to power plant operators. This agreement comes a...

Life during cyber wartime: Exelon IT experts detail live exercises

Most war exercises are starkly visual, intimidatingly loud experiences. Weapons, hardware, maybe even smoke and booms are involved. The cyberwar is a different animal altogether,...
Cyber security

Iberdrola joins the European Network for Cyber Security

Spanish utility, Iberdrola, has joined the European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS). The company becomes the latest member of ENCS’ work to...

Nation State cyber threats to the energy grid are real

Brad Prent, senior security consultant, ENCS, discusses nation state cybersecurity threats, the steps the energy industry can take to protect itself and...

Kudankulam nuclear plant confirms malware, denies cyber attack

The Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) has issued a statement confirming the presence of malware in its system at the Kudankulam...

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