DOE cyber plan aims to boost defenses for energy systems
A new five-year plan to lock hackers out of the U.S. power grid will lean heavily on research efforts underway at national labs and utility companies, according to a Department of Energy official.
DOE grants millions to grid cybersecurity projects
The Department of Energy unveiled plans yesterday to pump a combined $20 million into 20 energy cybersecurity projects through an array of national labs, universities and private companies.
Hackers are inside the U.S. grid. What happens next?
Three years ago, the director of the National Security Agency told Congress that hackers could "shut down or stall" parts of the U.S. power grid, water and fuel systems.
Perry taps former AEP grid executive to head advisory group
Energy Secretary Rick Perry has named Michael Heyeck as the new chairman of the department's Electricity Advisory Committee.
'Dragonfly' grid hackers open door to sabotage — report
A group of hackers code-named "Dragonfly 2.0" is darting around U.S. energy networks after years of lying dormant, according to the cybersecurity firm Symantec Corp.