Cyber security
Siemens addresses operational technology security with new partnership

The firm has partnered with cybersecurity firm Fortinet to address the security challenges associated with the convergence of operational technology and IT networks

Cyberattacks on London’s power grid ‘could cost £111m a day’

A new report suggests a cyberattack on the capital city’s electricity networks would be likely to disrupt more than 1.5 million people

Energy firms ‘avoiding greater connectivity due to cyber threats’

Three-quarters of energy industry stakeholders said such dangers were proving a barrier to adoption

Utilities businesses risk GDPR penalties by not wiping old computers

A new report shows four months after their introduction, the majority of UK utilities are still failing to adhere to some of the rules

Cyber-threats ‘to become more frequent and destructive’

Accenture suggests perpetrators are largely looking to disrupt business operations, make money or conduct espionage

Intelligence chiefs consider Russian threats to UK infrastructure

Essential services have been warned to prepare for a potentially state-sponsored attack

Energy executives ‘increasingly concerned over cyber risks’

Leading figures from the energy industry say there are becoming increasingly worried about the threat of cyber attacks to their business

‘Cybersecurity to be biggest tech in next three years’

The results of a new survey suggest cybersecurity technology will be one of the largest disruptions widely adopted by the energy industry in the next few years

Hackers attack power plant’s safety systems

Hackers have attacked the safety systems of at least one power plant, halting operations. That’s according to technology firm Schneider Electric and security company FireEye, which have as yet declined to disclose the nature or location of the facility. The critical Triconex safety systems, which were developed by Schneider, help industrial control units used in […]

EU funds four French energy projects with €100m

Four innovative energy projects in France have received finance worth a total of €100 million (£89.4m). The funding for new energy technologies comes as part of the Investment Plan for Europe, known as the Juncker Plan and was provided by the EU’s European Investment Bank (EIB). The bank has awarded €20 million (£17.9m) to CS Communication […]