June 7, 2016

To Protect the Grid from Hackers, You Need to Break It

With a growing risk of cyber attacks from hackers, researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory built a test bed to experiment with cybersecurity tools for the nation’s electric grid.

November 3, 2015

National Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month: Improving the Security and Resilience of the Nation’s Grid

November is National Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month, and our Office of Electricity (OE) is hard at work safeguarding the power grid.

March 31, 2015

Encouraging Innovation for New Cybersecurity Technologies and Techniques

Protecting the nation’s energy infrastructure from all hazards, including the cyber threat, is fundamental to the mission of the Office of Electr...

March 9, 2015

OE Announces New Funding to Improve the Cybersecurity of the Nation’s Electric Grid

The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability announced up to $27 million in funding for academic collaborations that will develop and transition advanced cybersecurity technologies to the energy sector. With cybersecurity for the energy s...

January 16, 2015

Moving Forward in Protecting the Nation’s Electric Grid

Over the past week, the Energy Department has unveiled several new measures, including funding, newly-commercialized technology, and practical guid...

January 8, 2015

Energy Department Releases Guidance for Implementation of Cybersecurity Framework

The Energy Department today released guidance to help the energy sector establish or align existing cybersecurity risk management programs to meet the objectives of the Cybersecurity Framework released by the National Institutes of Standards and Techno...

October 31, 2014

Protecting the Grid from All Hazards

Read about what the Energy Department is doing to protect the security and reliability of the power grid from all hazards, including cybersecurity ...

February 13, 2014

Securing the Nation’s Grid

Our electric grid is undergoing a major transformation, with $4.5 billion in Recovery Act funds being used to help catalyze the adoption of smart t...

October 30, 2013

Cybersecurity Is Every Citizen's Responsibility

The Energy Department plays a unique and critical role in promoting our nation’s cybersecurity. But all Internet users can help prevent cyber threats by practicing safe online behavior.

September 19, 2013

Innovating to Meet the Evolving Cyber Challenge

Protecting the critical energy infrastructure that supports America's economy and security is vital -- and is a top Energy Department priority.