Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response

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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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Preparedness and Response in Hurricane Season 2020
June 1, 2020
DOE is ready to safely facilitate the restoration of energy systems while protecting public health as the 2020 hurricane season comes underway.
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A Thank You to Essential Workers
May 18, 2020
During COVID19, the Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response expresses its appreciation for the essential workforce.
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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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News

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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Department of Energy Selects the University of Texas – San Antonio to Lead Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute
May 20, 2020
Today, the DOE announced the selection of the University of Texas – San Antonio to lead the Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CyManII)
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President Trump Signs Executive Order Securing the United States Bulk-Power System
May 1, 2020
President Donald J. Trump signed an Executive Order, Securing the United States Bulk-Power System
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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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Resources

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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