Tags Department of Energy (DOE)

Biden administration unveils plan to defend electric sector from cyberattacks

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

The Department of Energy is buckling down with a 100-day plan.

Electric equipment vendor Schweitzer joins US testing program to defend grid from hacking threats

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The program is “especially [important] now with nation-states paying particular interest to the electric sector,” Schweitzer CEO David Whitehead said.

Biden administration mulls software security grades after SolarWinds

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

A senior administration official cited initiatives in New York City and Singapore.

Energy Department finds SolarWinds-related malware on IT networks, says critical systems unaffected

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

DOE joins a growing list of federal agencies that have been been affected by the hacking campaign

How the US military used a creepy island to test cyberattacks on the grid — in the middle of a pandemic

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

The annual exercise off Long Island didn't go as planned in 2020.

Senior Department of Energy cyber official to step down

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

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