NERC CIP

DistribuTECH 2017 Shows a Window to the Future of the Digital Grid

Enable – Differentiate – Define. This is the message Cisco brought to DistribuTECH 2017, and as the utility industry experiences their own Digital Business Transformation, the Digital Vortex draws them ever closer to the whirlwind.

Don’t play cat and mouse with grid security

Whenever I think of cybersecurity, the tale of Tom and Jerry fills my mind. Being Jerry and as stakeholders, we need to think about all the ways Tom can attack and come up with plans to avoid these risks.

March 11, 2016

SECURITY

Don’t Let the Lights Go Out on Critical Infrastructure Security

As cyberattack prevention becomes an increasingly critical focus of homeland security efforts, industry observers are taking a closer look at the readiness of the nation’s critical infrastructure. Some believe there is reason to worry. Researchers recently revealed that many industrial systems, including some used in public utilities, come with default passwords that are readily available […]