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Senator calls for review of energy infrastructure cybersecurity policy

by Ryan Johnston • 5 months ago

Democrat Maria Cantwell introduced two letters in a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee requesting review of the nation's energy infrastructure cybersecurity.

An old foe's footprints muddle the mystery around group responsible for energy sector hacks

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

The leading suspect behind the incident is a group associated with past operations tied to Russia. Yet there is a division among experts if that activity can be tied to the Kremlin.

DHS: Nuclear plant hacks show 'no indication' of threat to public safety

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 months ago

No operations systems were impacted, instead it was "limited to administrative and business networks."

UL now wants to be ubiquitous in cybersecurity, including medical devices and industrial controls

by Shaun Waterman • 6 months ago

The company that pioneered safety certification for electrical devices at the end of the 19th century and went on to become a ubiquitous, reassuring logo on mains-powered electronic devices in the 20th, has quietly begun to issue cybersecurity certifications for networked software.

Electric power industry puts cybersecurity to forefront with Trump, lawmakers

by Chris Bing • 9 months ago

The electric power industry is pushing to have their cybersecurity concerns heard by the Trump administration. Electric company executives last week met with top administration officials, including Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and acting deputy undersecretary for the Homeland Security Department’s cyber division Jeanette Manfra, to discuss collaborative efforts concerning power grid security, incident response and cyber threat information sharing programs, Politico first reported. These meetings were described as an initial opportunity for the public and private sector to speak about relevant, shared goals and priorities.

U.S. oil and gas companies are 'still trying to catch up' on cybersecurity, experts say

by Chris Bing • 10 months ago

Digital systems and internet networks belonging to U.S. oil and gas companies have increasingly come under attack from hackers in recent years, experts tell CyberScoop.

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