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 to digitalize and cybersecure UAE gas plant

Siemens today announced it has signed a deal to maintain and digitalize the 1500 MW Shuweihat S2 combined-cycle power plant in Abu Dhabi.

Cybersecurity panel urges collaboration and vigilance on grid

The power grid industry is certainly vulnerable to cyberattacks, but that assault may not be a bold offensive led by brazen digital overlords.

DistribuTECH spotlight: Why current cybersecurity practices aren’t good enough

Paul Feldman, technical director for Protect Our Power and former chairman of the Midcontinent ISO, took our questions regarding the organization’s Best Practices in Utility Cybersecurity conference set for Feb. 4 in New Orleans on the eve of DistribuTECH.

New cybersecurity platform for UK energy sector

The UK energy industry spends around £265m a year to protect itself against data breaches and system outages.

Top five tech trends for in utilities in 2019

As we move into what will undoubtedly be another year of disruption and innovation in the energy sector, Graeme Wright, chief technology officer for Manufacturing, Utilities, and Services at Fujitsu UK, offers his top five technology trends to watch out for in utilities in 2019.

How power companies can reap IoT rewards

Unlocking value from the Internet of Things requires more than blind investments in technology. Those organisations most likely to pull ahead of their competitors will be the ones that focus on security, performance and standards.

Schneider Electric in IIoT deal with software firm Transpara

Schneider Electric has signed a global OEM and distribution partnership agreement with Transpara, a developer of real-time monitoring, visualization and alerting software.

Siemens showcases digital solutions at POWER-GEN International

At POWER-GEN International this week, Siemens will showcase its new asset performance management technology and software for power plants which it launched in collaboration with Bentley Systems.

Fighting the dark side of digital transformation

Picture the scene - it's the middle of winter in Ukraine with temperatures barely reaching above freezing and the power goes out. Not only does it go out but no one can tell you what is going on.

‘The future is digital’ hears Schneider Electric Innovation Summit

The name of a certain company product was name-dropped more times than anyone could remember, but another word surfaced even more on Tuesday during the first day of the Schneider Electric North America Innovation Summit in Atlanta.

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