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July 21, 2020
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U.S. Department of Energy to Host 2020 CyberForce Competition™ Virtually November 14
Registration for individual competitors is open until October 2, 2020 at cyberforcecompetition.com/registration.
June 22, 2020
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CESER Welcomes U.S. Coast Guard Academy Cadets for Summer Internship in Operational Technology Cybersecurity
The internship will provide students a world-class research experience as they work alongside leaders in cybersecurity at Idaho National Laboratory.
May 20, 2020
Department of Energy Selects the University of Texas – San Antonio to Lead Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute
Today, the DOE announced the selection of the University of Texas – San Antonio to lead the Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CyManII)
May 1, 2020
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President Trump Signs Executive Order Securing the United States Bulk-Power System
President Donald J. Trump signed an Executive Order, Securing the United States Bulk-Power System
March 19, 2020
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Maintaining Heightened Cybersecurity Awareness in the Energy Sector
A message to the energy sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.
February 3, 2020
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U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and U.S. Department of Defense Announce Pathfinder Initiative to Protect...
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) jointly signed a MOU
November 18, 2019
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University of Maryland, Baltimore County wins 2019 National CyberForce Competition™
Today, DOE announced the team from University of Maryland, Baltimore County as the national winner of its 2019 CyberForce Competition™.
October 18, 2019
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DOE Announces Selections to Advance Energy Sector Cybersecurity
The three projects will provide energy sector users with tools to assess their cybersecurity posture and help secure operational technology assets.
August 30, 2019
Secretary Perry Briefed on Hurricane Dorian
Secretary Perry was briefed by senior DOE officials about emergency preparedness underway for Hurricane Dorian.
August 27, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces Awardees of $30 Million Research Call to Enhance Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems
The awards, totaling $30 million, will fund National Laboratory and partner cybersecurity research, development, integration, and demonstrations.
June 25, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces 2019 Technology Commercialization Fund Projects
Projects will strengthen partnerships between National Laboratories and private sector companies to deploy promising technologies to the marketplace.
May 9, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $8 Million in Funding for Energy System Resilience
The Energy Department announced $8 million for innovative approaches to enhance the reliability and resilience of the nation’s energy infrastructure.
April 30, 2019
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DOE, Israel’s Ministry of Energy, and Israel Innovation Authority Announce Call for Proposals for the U.S.-Israel Energy Center
Center will initially fund up to $16 million for research in the areas of energy-water nexus, fossil energy, energy storage, and cybersecurity.
April 17, 2019
The Summit Supercomputer at ORNL can be considered the world's "smartest" supercomputer for solving problems using artificial intelligence.
Department of Energy Announces $20 Million for Artificial Intelligence Research
Research aims at improving A.I. as a tool of grid resiliency and science.
March 26, 2019
President Trump Signs Executive Order for Resilience Against Electromagnetic Pulses
Executive Order establishes the first ever comprehensive whole-of-government policy to build resilience and protect against electromagnetic pulses.
March 26, 2019
DOE Announces $70 Million for Cybersecurity Institute for Energy Efficient Manufacturing
Institute will focus on early-stage research for advancing cybersecurity in energy efficient manufacturing.
March 6, 2019
DOE Announces $100 Million in Small Business Innovation and Technology Funding
Eligible small businesses that have previously received Phase I grants will be able to complete for Phase II grants with a duration of up to 2 years.
February 22, 2019
DOE, Israel’s Ministry of Energy, and Israel Innovation Authority Announce the U.S.-Israel Energy Center to be Managed by the BIRD Foun...
The Center will initially fund up to $16 million for research in the areas of energy-water nexus, fossil energy, energy storage, and cybersecurity.
February 6, 2019
DOE Announces Notice of Intent to Issue a Funding Opportunity Establishing a Cybersecurity Institute for Energy Efficient Manufacturing
Institute aims to develop technologies that will advance U.S. manufacturing competitiveness, energy efficiency, and innovation.
February 4, 2019
DOE, FERC Announce Technical Conference on Energy Infrastructure Security Practices
Energy Department and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to discuss security practices to protect energy infrastructure.
January 24, 2019
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DOE Announces $40 Million for Grid Modernization Initiative
Funding will go toward innovations and technologies designed to increase the resilience, reliability and security of an integrated grid.
December 20, 2018
Department of Energy Statement on Chinese Hacking of Global Managed Service Providers
Department of Energy Statement on Chinese Hacking of Global Managed Service Providers
December 3, 2018
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University of Central Florida Wins DOE’s 2018 CyberForce Competition
Competition is designed to develop the next generation of cybersecurity professionals.
November 14, 2018
Department of Energy Invests $7.5 Million to Strengthen the Resilience of the Nation’s Power Grid
Innovative Research to Develop the Next Generation of Large Power Transformers
October 29, 2018
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Energy Department Announces Proposed Rulemaking to Implement Its Critical Electric Infrastructure Information (CEII) Designation Authorit...
Action will ensure that DOE is compliant with its responsibilities and authorities under the Federal Power Act and the FAST Act.