US invests $34m to improve grid cybersecurity

The US is investing more than $34 million (£22.1m) to improve the cybersecurity of the country’s electric grid and oil and gas infrastructures. The universities of Arkansas and Illinois will use the fund from the Department of Energy (DOE) to develop technologies that will help protect energy delivery systems. The systems control the physical processes that result in […]

US issues guidance to prevent electric grid cyber attacks

New guidelines to help protect the electric grid from cyber attacks has been issued by the US Department of Energy. It lays out language that utilities and other energy sector organisations should use in the procurement process to ensure they’re buying the right products and features to prevent attacks in a bid to improve the […]