Research carried out by Kapersky Lab has found that the number of attacks on energy organisations noticeably exceeded those faced by other industries in the second half of 2017.
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has warned that the UK must make sure it's adequately and properly defended against cyber-attacks amidst warnings about the safety of the country's key energy infrastructure and supply.
The Institution of Mechanical Engineers has called for new levels of digital resilience and reliability to be built into electricity networks, including protection against hackers.
The recent increase in sophisticated, targeted security threats by both external and inside attackers has increased the awareness and urgency of communication service providers, mission-critical network operators and utility network operators for implementing...
Almost two thirds of utility executives believe their country faces a "moderate risk" of electricity supply interruption from a cyber-attack over the next five years, according to new research.
The energy sector in the UK has likely been targeted by "state-sponsored" hackers, a leaked report issued by GCHQ's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has warned.