New Report: Assessing and preparing for cybersecurity threats in a distributed energy resource future

By Paul Dvorak Advanced Energy Economy Institute (AEE Institute) has released a new report identifying key challenges, best practices, and strategies for consideration by state and federal policymakers and regulators, as well as utilities and technology providers, to keep the evolving energy system safe from cyber attacks.
Cybersecurity is a growing issue for the U.S. economy, especially for the critical infrastructure that keeps the nation’s energy system operating — not just the electricity grid, but the highly interconnected and interdependent natural gas, water, communications, and fuel distribution systems.
The paper, “Cybersecurity in a Distributed Energy Future: Addressing the Challenges and Protecting the Grid from a

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