Ransomware cyberattack shuts down US gas facility
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), a federal agency of the US government, has warned energy asset operators in the US to fully secure their networks after a hacker was able to gain access to the operating system at a natural gas compression facility.
Cybersecurity: defending the grid
The recent stand-off between the US and Iran raised fears that the UK's energy transmission and distribution sector could be targeted by state-sponsored hackers.
Cybersecurity: making smart homes secure
Internet-connected smart devices can deliver significant benefits to users' lives, anticipating needs and providing services in areas from entertainment to energy use
Utility Week Cyber Security & Resilience Conference
Building on its successful launch in 2019, the 2020 Utility Week Cyber Security and Resilience Conference equips IS, risk, resilience, security and OT leaders with the insight to prepare and protect infrastructure, services and customers from growing cyber threats.
Unifying communications to combat cyberthreats
Reviewing communication networks is key to protecting the nation's critical utility infrastructures, argues SmartUC's Mike Norfield.
Is critical infrastructure destined for the cloud?
Cloud computing is revolutionising data management for utilities, but does the future of operations also lie in the cloud?
Ukraine: learning from the cyberattack
Andrew Wadsworth says last year’s cyberattack on the Ukraine electricity supply has lessons for all users of operational technology.
Fight crime with a culture change
Russ Madley explains why energy networks are in desperate need of a culture change
Prevention of cyber-attack is not enough
As new cyber threats evolve and increase for energy networks, Alex Campbell explains why taking preventative measures no longer constitutes a reasonable cybersecurity strategy for network operators.
Security strategy: navigating cyber standards
Rob Hayes and Jonathan Lam of PA Consulting reveal the rise of smart grids means networks are at a critical security juncture.
Dealing with the digital enemy: the rise of cybercrime
How will the UK’s critical infrastructure deal with the new and growing threat of cybercrime?
National Grid Gas Transmission overspending on data centres
National Grid Gas Transmission is forecast to overspend the totex allowance for its system operator role by £177.5 million by 2021 due to increased spending on data centres and cyber security.