Cyber Attacks


The SEC has certainly lived up to the billing throughout 2018, which was the first full year in existence for the SEC’s new Cyber Unit


2018 has been a year of unprecedented and escalating cyber-related threats generally, such has certainly been the case with respect to attacks on the nation’s domestic energy facilities

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $46 million in research funding to advance holistic solutions that provide grid operators the situational awareness and mitigation strategies against cyber and physical threats. With more and more solar generation coming online every day, grid operators need the tools and technologies to ensure… Keep reading →

Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Insider: October 2018

The Dow Falls On Poor Economic Data In The Housing And Job Market

The FDA has issued its “Medical Device Cybersecurity Regional Incident Preparedness and Response Playbook


Five new requirements included in the New York State Department of Financial Services’ Cybersecurity Regulation go into effect

Currents – Energy Industry Insights – July 2018 #3

Temperatures Plunge In Moscow

Russian hackers gained access to the networks of U.S. electric utilities last year, which could have allowed them to cause blackouts, according to federal government officials

Jaenschwalde Coal-Fired Power Plant

Power plant networks are under constant attack from Chinese, Russian and other unknown hackers across the world

Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Insider: June 2018 #1


We previously reported that the FBI has warned consumers about a nasty malware, known as VPNFilter

Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano Announces New Cybersecurity Team

Administration officials continue to push the idea of propping up failing coal and nuclear plants to ensure the health of the U.S. power system by asserting that the nation’s natural gas infrastructure is at heightened risk of cyber attack and other threats. There’s simply no substantiated evidence supporting their claim. Here’s what you need to know about… Keep reading →

Congress Struggles With Funding Repairs To U.S. Capitol Dome

Following the enactment of the Omnibus Appropriations bill in March, Congressional appropriators have turned their attention to reviewing President Trump’s fiscal year 2019 budget.

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