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FERC issues notice of proposed rulemaking to extend reporting requirements for cyberattacks targeting the energy sector

Data Protection Report - Norton Rose FulbrightOn July 23 and 25, 2018, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) held public briefings about an attempt by a state-sponsored Russian hacking group to target control systems for U.S. electrical grids and power plants. DHS’ webinar explained that the hackers obtained access to vendors providing computer services to electric utilities companies. This initial … Continue reading

Energy cybersecurity still high on Washington agenda

Data Protection Report - Norton Rose FulbrightGrowing concern over the risk of cyberattack on our energy infrastructure continues to spur legislative and administrative action.  In the last two weeks alone, both chambers of Congress and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) have made advancements with regard to proposals for strengthening the security of the national electric grid.… Continue reading
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