Protecting Critical Infrastructure: Why Cyber Security is Important

The fourth and final blog in our series as part of National Cyber security Awareness Month (NCSAM) focuses on the theme of protecting critical infrastructure. Most of the time, we don’t notice critical infrastructure until a disruption happens. The recent hurricanes have highlighted the frustrations that occur when cell phone service, roads, electricity, and water service are unavailable, even… Read More

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Everything You Need to Know About Grid Cyber Security Risks

As we wrap up National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), our final theme, “Protecting Critical Infrastructure From Cyber Threats,” considers the state of cyber security for essential systems and critical infrastructure. This week’s theme also transitions to the topics of November’s Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month (CISR). The U.S. power grid plays a vital role in… Read More

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New White Paper Details Threats to Grid Cyber Security

The power grid continues to be a target for sophisticated cyber attacks. In the past day, the latest attack – the biggest to ever hit Ukraine, according to its government – disrupted the Ukrainian state power distributor. Fortunately, this disruption didn’t impact power supplies or Ukraine’s broader operations. But this is yet another in a series of attacks that… Read More

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Building Cyber Security Resiliency for Power Grids

The final week of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) focused on the critical necessity of “Building Resilience in Critical Infrastructure” because those responsible for protecting critical infrastructure assets must be aware of ever-evolving cyber threats to the industry. The reality is power and electric grids are becoming a target for attackers, and even a… Read More