utility risk management

Homeland Security: Utility Control System Was Hacked Through 'Brute Force' Attack

May 23, 2014 by Jeff St. John

The U.S. utility industry no longer needs to wonder whether its smart grid systems are being hacked. The Department of Homeland Security has confirmed it. That’s according to the latest alert monitor report from DHS’ Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team.[read more]


Will Utilities Heed The Grid Defection Alarm?

May 21, 2014 by Silvio Marcacci

Utilities and Grid Defection

Defections happen when economic and political situations make the risk of leaving one system behind for another worthwhile: Think East Germany to Western Europe during the Cold War, or Cuba to America in today’s era of baseball.[read more]