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Ensuring the cybersecurity of the grid

Cyber threats to the U.S. power sector continue to grow and the rise of distributed energy resources creates a larger attack surface. The White House, federal agencies and the North American Electric Reliability Corp. have taken a number of recent actions to address those threats and drive new actions by electric utilities and others.

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  • House panel discusses grid threats: China, Russia, inverter-based resources, physical attacks
  • DOE pilots information-sharing effort with private industry to bolster energy sector cybersecurity
  • NERC recommends including cyberattack scenarios now absent in most transmission planning assessments
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Davide Savenije Editor-in-Chief at Industry Dive.