Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response

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2019 CyberForce Competition™ Photo Gallery
December 9, 2019
Over 600 students from 105 colleges and universities across the nation participated in the Department of Energy's 2019 CyberForce Competition™.
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Q&A with 2018 CyberForce Competition™ Winning Team Member Andrew Hughes
October 9, 2019
In recognition of NCSAM, CESER is highlighting some of its cybersecurity initiatives, including its collegiate cyber-defense competition, CyberForce.
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September is National Preparedness Month
September 17, 2019
Don’t get caught in the storm – this September, be prepared!
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Engaging State and Local Communities on Energy Security to Strengthen the Nation — Highlights from 2018
August 20, 2019
An important part of CESER’s critical energy infrastructure security mission is its engagement with State, Local, Tribal, and Territory partners.
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DOE’s Geomagnetic Disturbance Monitoring Approach and Implementation Strategies
June 19, 2019
The report seeks to define requirements, understand vulnerabilities, increase situational awareness, and provide recommendations.
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Preparing for the 2019 Hurricane Season
June 7, 2019
Hurricane season in the Atlantic has officially begun.
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ClearPath VII: Sizing up a Seismic Zone
June 3, 2019
In early May, CESER conducted its seventh iteration of the ClearPath exercise series.
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Assistant Secretary Evans Reflects on Her WVU Commencement Address
May 30, 2019
Assistant Secretary Evans reflects on her commencement address at West Virginia University
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2018 Emergency Response Summary
January 31, 2019
Whether hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes, or volcanic eruption, Department of Energy emergency responders were there.
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2018 Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems Peer Review
January 3, 2019
The 2018 CEDS Peer Review, held November 6-8 in Arlington, Virginia, evaluated ongoing, next-generation developments of the program.
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News

COVID-19 Energy Sector Response Efforts and Frequently Asked Questions
March 25, 2020
FAQs about the effects of COVID-19 on the energy sector and energy essential workers.
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Maintaining Heightened Cybersecurity Awareness in the Energy Sector
March 19, 2020
A message to the energy sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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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...
February 3, 2020
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
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University of Maryland, Baltimore County wins 2019 National CyberForce Competition™
November 18, 2019
Today, DOE announced the team from University of Maryland, Baltimore County as the national winner of its 2019 CyberForce Competition™.
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DOE Announces Selections to Advance Energy Sector Cybersecurity
October 18, 2019
The three projects will provide energy sector users with tools to assess their cybersecurity posture and help secure operational technology assets.
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Secretary Perry Briefed on Hurricane Dorian
August 30, 2019
Secretary Perry was briefed by senior DOE officials about emergency preparedness underway for Hurricane Dorian.
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Department of Energy Announces Awardees of $30 Million Research Call to Enhance Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems
August 27, 2019
The awards, totaling $30 million, will fund National Laboratory and partner cybersecurity research, development, integration, and demonstrations.
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Department of Energy Announces 2019 Technology Commercialization Fund Projects
June 25, 2019
Projects will strengthen partnerships between National Laboratories and private sector companies to deploy promising technologies to the marketplace.
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Department of Energy Announces $8 Million in Funding for Energy System Resilience
May 9, 2019
The Energy Department announced $8 million for innovative approaches to enhance the reliability and resilience of the nation’s energy infrastructure.
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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
April 30, 2019
Center will initially fund up to $16 million for research in the areas of energy-water nexus, fossil energy, energy storage, and cybersecurity.
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Resources

2019 Hurricane Hub
Learn more about the Department's emergency response efforts during the 2019 hurricane season.
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National Cyber Strategy
America’s prosperity and security depend on how we respond to the opportunities and challenges in cyberspace.
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DOE Cybersecurity Strategy 2018-2020
DOE's Cybersecurity Strategy focuses on our critical cybersecurity mission of protecting our Federal systems and networks.
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DOE Multiyear Plan for Energy Cybersecurity
Providing a critical foundation for CESER, DOE's Multiyear Plan for Energy Sector Cybersecurity lays out an integrated strategy to reduce cyber risks in the U.S. energy sector.
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