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Power struggle: Government-funded researchers investigate vulnerabilities in EV charging stations

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

One of the nation's top cybersecurity labs is hacking charging stations to see what happens to power flow on a local grid.

U.S. must prep for a cyberattack that coincides with a natural disaster, industry council says

by Jeff Stone • 9 months ago

A presidential advisory council has warned that a catastrophic months-long power outage on top of a cyberattack represents a “profound threat [that] requires a new national focus.”

Mock grid, real threats: DARPA borrows an island for a cyberattack drill

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

For the first week of November, Plum Island was the guinea pig for a decidedly 21st-century threat: cyberattacks that could hamstring the power grid.

Hacker honeypot shows even amateurs are going after ICS systems

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

Cybereason's honeypot shows that the hacker world is really, really interested in ICS.

Utilities will have stricter cybersecurity reporting requirements under new ruling

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

Companies will be required to report when attackers attempt to breach their networks. Currently they only have to notify the government about incidents that result in an actual compromise or disruption.

Electric utilities use red-teaming, AI to prepare for advanced threats

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

The U.S. electric industry has responded to a steady stream of cyberthreats to the power grid with more rigorous red-teaming and by using artificial intelligence, utility executives said.

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