Utilities will have stricter cybersecurity reporting requirements under new ruling
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.
Regulators tightening controls on devices connecting to utility company networks
U.S. regulators are cracking down on the cybersecurity risks to the electric grid posed by everyday electronics like laptops and flash drives.
Report: Electrical grid cybersecurity efforts across U.S. government are 'fragmented'
Over the last four years, the Department of Energy, the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission have worked together to implement 27 different electrical grid resiliency programs, which are each designed to address a variety of security concerns.