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June 7, 2016
As the electric grid becomes smarter, it also becomes more vulnerable to hackers. | Creative Commons.
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...

November 3, 2015
Power lines like these make up our nation's power grid -- a critical component of our national critical infrastructure.
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...

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...

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...

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
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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...

September 19, 2013
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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.

May 14, 2013
This Thursday: Google+ Hangout on Securing the Smart Grid

Have questions about how the Department is helping ensure the nation's electric grid stays safe and secure? Ask members of the smart grid...

March 29, 2013
Keeping the Nation’s Energy Flowing

The Energy Department is committed to securing the nation's energy infrastructure.

January 11, 2012
A smarter, modernized, and more secure grid will be pivotal to the United States’ world leadership in a clean energy future. | Photo courtesy of National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
Protecting the Nation's Electric Grid from Cyber Threats

The Electric Sector Cybersecurity Risk Maturity Model Pilot is a new White House initiative led by the Department of Energy to develop a model to...