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Key Considerations for the Department of Energy on Defending the Bulk Power Grid

On January 20, President Joseph Biden issued Executive Order (E.O.) 13990 to help protect U.S. bulk power organizations. This Order enacted a 90-day suspension of E.O. 13920 which was set by the ...

White House launches plan to protect US critical infrastructure against cyber attacks

The White House is reportedly moving swiftly forward with a plan to harden the security of the US power grid against hacking attacks. According to Bloomberg, the Biden administration has a plan ...

A Look at Trump’s Executive Order to Secure the Bulk Power System

On May 1st President Trump signed an Executive Order on “Securing the United States Bulk-Power System.” The order cites foreign adversaries and their increased creation and usage of vulnerabilities against the grid ...
UK Power Grid Network Middleman Struck by Digital Attack

UK Power Grid Network Middleman Struck by Digital Attack

A middleman organization in the United Kingdom’s power grid network suffered a digital attack that affected its internal IT systems. Electricity trading arrangements provider Elexon publicly disclosed the attack in a bulletin ...

Fortress Information Security Strives to Help Protect Critical Infrastructure

The agencies and businesses that make up the backbone of our critical infrastructure have a larger bullseye on their backs than an average company. When it comes to the electric utility providers ...
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5 Infamous Hacks You Didn’t Know Were Phishes

Despite the common knowledge around phishing, even the most tech-savvy are still falling prey to the tactic. In fact, millennials are more likely to become a phishing victim than their grandparents are ...
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Researchers Uncover Threat Actor Supergroup Linked to Stuxnet, Flame, Duqu

Could critical infrastructure attacks be making a comeback? Or did these invisible threats never leave in the first place? Extensive research reveals that as many as four threat actors many have been ...
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IEC 62351 Standards for Securing Power System Communications

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To help counter the growing concern about cyberattacks aiming to disrupt power systems, industrial experts have been working together in WG15. This group, part of IEC, is defining the standards known as ...

US Couldn’t Handle Catastrophic Cyberattack on Power Grid, Government Warns

Key infrastructures are in the crossfire of cyberwarfare. Growing threats and sophisticated nation-state attacks backed by North Korea, China and Russia jeopardize public safety and national security. Which one is the bigger ...