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DOE Funding Advanced Cybersecurity Tools to Protect Energy Infrastructure

Jan. 18, 2024
The $30 million funding for cyber tools is in support of CESER’s work to develop new technology to protect clean energy infrastructure from cyber threats.
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Grid Security

DOE Announces $70 Million Research Funding for Cyber and Physical Threats

Jan. 9, 2024
This new competitive funding opportunity will be available to public and private sector stakeholders, universities, and DOE’s National Laboratories and will help advance next-...
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Terrorists and Fools Threaten Energy Infrastructure

Feb. 21, 2023
Protecting infrastructure from extreme weather events is difficult. Protecting it from both cyber and physical threats is just as hard, possibly more unpredictable, and infuriating...
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Grid Security

Better Include Physical Security With Cybersecurity

Jan. 5, 2023
After the North Carolina attack, it’s going to be more difficult to adequately define criticality.
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Duke Substations Damaged by Vandalism, Causing 45K to Lose Power

Dec. 5, 2022
The company experienced multiple equipment failures affecting substations leaving about 45,000 customers without power in Moore County, North Carolina.
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Grid Security

The Ongoing Battle to Protect Critical Substation Infrastructure

Nov. 28, 2023
Given the diversity of these threats, experts are now advising that utilities undergo threat assessments based on specific challenges posed by their location and unique vulnerabilities...
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Grid Security

House Subcommittee Passes Bills On Transformers, Reliability, Hydropower And Nuclear Power

Nov. 2, 2023
The bills will encourage development of small and next-generation projects.
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Grid Security

U.S. Tops in LNG Movement: Cyber Threats Could Bring It Down

Aug. 29, 2023
These bad actors already have been successful attacking U.S. energy infrastructure. This scenario is crucial for not only the American natural gas and LNG pipeline industries,...
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Grid Security

U.S. Department Of The Navy and Edison Electric Institute to Collaborate On Energy Resilience

Aug. 17, 2023
The MOU will identify best practices backing the energy grid, local communities and national security interests.