The goal of the Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response’s (CESER) Rural and Municipal Utility Advanced Cybersecurity Grant and Technical Assistance Program (RMUC Program) is to enhance the security posture of rural, municipal, and small investor-owned electric utilities and increase their participation in threat information sharing programs.

The RMUC Program is funded through Section 40124 of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL).

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Official Launch of the Rural and Municipal Utility Advanced Cybersecurity Grant and Technical Assistance (RMUC) Program

The RMUC Program launch was held on August 18, 2022.  The event included comments from CESER’s Acting Principal Director Monica Neukomm, Senior Advisor and Chief of Staff Andrew Wills, and the RMUC Program Manager Dr. Cynthia Hsu.  Below is a video (approximately 18 minutes) of the RMUC Program launch, a transcript of the recording, and a copy of the slides presented.

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RMUC Listening Session 1
Video Courtesy of the Department of Energy

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