Tags Department of Energy (DOE)

Senior Department of Energy cyber official to step down

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 days ago

Bruce Walker has been a key player in the department’s efforts to protect U.S. utilities from state-sponsored hacking threats.

Energy Department watchdog finds research labs fail to secure 'peripheral' devices like USBs

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Beware of USBs, the inspector general says.

North American utilities drill 'GridEx' brings record turnout — except from supply chain vendors

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

GridEx used mock malware modeled after the 2016 cyberattack in Ukraine.

Energy Department shakes up cyber leadership with appointment of ex-NSA official

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

Gates replaces Karen Evans, who was sworn in in September 2018.

‘GridEx’ offers stiff security test for an industry that welcomes the challenge

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

An exclusive look at GridEx, the biennial grid security exercise that puts power companies to the test.

U.S. agrees to help Baltic states bolster grid cybersecurity

by Sean Lyngaas • 12 months ago

The agreement comes as the ex-Soviet countries look to disentangle themselves from Russian electric infrastructure.

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