Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response

News & Highlights

2020 Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems Peer Review
November 23, 2020
The 2020 CEDS Peer Review, held October 6-7, evaluated the progress of 20 ongoing, next-generation developments.
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CESER’s Clear Path Exercise Tests Energy Sector’s Earthquake Response
November 19, 2020
CESER’s annual Clear Path Exercise series brings together government and industry to exercise response and recovery coordination after major incidents
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Defending OT Security Is Critical to Protecting Our Grid
October 27, 2020
To better support heroes at the frontlines of OT security management, CESER created the OT Defender Fellowship Program.
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Department of Energy Announces $750K in funding to Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and partner Potomac Institute for Policy Studies...
October 13, 2020
CESER announces $750K in funding to Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Potomac Institute for Policy Studies to protect U.S. energy security
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Department of Energy invests $3 million to enhance U.S. energy and maritime industries’ cybersecurity capabilities
October 5, 2020
Today, CESER announced an agreement with NIST to research and develop the cyber capabilities of the energy sector and maritime transportation system.
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CESER to Commit $12 Million for Collaborative Development of Cybersecurity Solutions for Distribution and Municipal Utility Companies
September 25, 2020
CESER announces cooperative agreements to develop and deploy cyber and cyber-physical solutions for distribution and municipal utilities.
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DOE CESER Partners with Schneider Electric to Strengthen Energy Sector Cybersecurity and Supply Chain Resilience
September 23, 2020
Schneider Electric is the first equipment manufacturer to sign an agreement and provide equipment to test under the DOE’s CyTRICS program.
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U.S. Department of Energy to Host 2020 CyberForce Competition™ Virtually November 14
July 21, 2020
Registration for individual competitors is open until October 2, 2020 at
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CESER Releases Clear Path VII After-Action Report
June 30, 2020
The Clear Path VII After-Action Report presents findings from the 2019 tabletop exercise.
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CESER Welcomes U.S. Coast Guard Academy Cadets for Summer Internship in Operational Technology Cybersecurity
June 22, 2020
The internship will provide students a world-class research experience as they work alongside leaders in cybersecurity at Idaho National Laboratory.
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