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Department of Energy would get new cybersecurity office under White House proposal

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 7 days ago

The Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response would focus on energy infrastructure security and support expanded national security responsibilities.

DOE tries to spur development of defenses against Ukraine-style electrical grid cyberattack

by Chris Bing • 12 months ago

The Department of Energy doled out $4 million in grant funding earlier this month to four different cybersecurity firms in an effort to spur the development of new technology that can help protect against electrical grid cyberattacks. The move comes just three months after a complex cyberattack aimed at Ukrainian energy company Ukrenergo caused widespread blackouts across northern Kiev.

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