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October 6, 2014
New Article on Cybersecurity Discusses DOE’s Partnership with the Energy Sector to Keep the Grid Reliable and Secure

An article by OE’s Carol Hawk and Akhlesh Kaushiva in The Electricity Journal discusses cybersecurity for the power grid and how DOE and the energy...

April 28, 2014
Energy Department Releases New Guidance for Strengthening Cybersecurity of the Grid’s Supply Chain

Guidelines to Help Energy Sector Embed Cybersecurity in Energy Delivery Systems

April 15, 2014
Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems (CEDS) Research Call

The Department of Energy's (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), on behalf of the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy...

September 19, 2013
Energy Department Announces New Investments of Over $30 Million to Better Protect the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Attack

Innovative Technologies to Help the Energy Sector Enhance Its Cybersecurity Posture

June 27, 2013
Energy Department Launches Public-Private Initiative to Help Oil and Natural Gas Industry Strengthen Its Cybersecurity Capabilities

New Tool Will Help Owners and Operators Assess Their Cybersecurity Needs and Assets

March 19, 2013
First-Ever Demonstration of Quantum Cryptography to Improve Security of the Electric Grid

A Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) team has successfully completed the first-ever demonstration of securing control data for electric grids...

February 21, 2013
Energy Department Announces $20 Million for New Tools and Technology to Strengthen Energy Sector Cybersecurity Protections

Industry to Test Effectiveness of Developed Tools Under Cyber Threat Scenarios

February 11, 2013
DOE Issues Funding Opportunity for Innovations to Increase Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems

The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability issued a new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), Innovation for Increasing...

June 28, 2012
Energy Department Develops Tool with Industry to Help Utilities Strengthen Their Cybersecurity Capabilities

New Tool Available to Enable Electric Utilities to Better Assess their Cybersecurity Needs and Assets

June 14, 2012
NARUC Releases Cybersecurity Primer for Utility Regulators (June 2012)

The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) has released “Cybersecurity for State Regulators,” a primer that explains...

May 31, 2012
DOE Releases Maturity Model to Better Protect the Nation’s Grid from Cybersecurity Threats

The Electricity Subsector Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model, which allows electric utilities and grid operators to assess their cybersecurity...

May 23, 2012
DOE Releases Electricity Subsector Cybersecurity Risk Management Process (RMP) Guideline

DOE's Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, in collaboration with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and...

March 1, 2012
New Draft of Cybersecurity Risk Management Process (RMP) Guideline Now Available for Public Comment (March 2012)

The Department of Energy, in collaboration with the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the North American Electric Reliability...

January 5, 2012
Department of Energy Launches Initiative with Industry to Better Protect the Nation’s Electric Grid from Cyber Threats

As part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to enhance the security and reliability of the nation’s electrical grid, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven...

September 15, 2011
Department of Energy Releases New Roadmap to Guide Public-Private Cybersecurity Initiatives

New Roadmap Outlines Strategy for Improving Energy Sector Cybersecurity; Latest Protective Measures Aim to Reduce Risk, Protect Consumers and...

September 12, 2011
The Department of Energy Releases Draft of Cybersecurity Risk Management Process (RMP) Guideline for Public Comment (September 2011)

The Department of Energy, in collaboration with the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the North American Electric Reliability...

August 15, 2011
Energy-Sector Stakeholders Attend the Department of Energy’s Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems Peer Review

The Department of Energy conducted a Peer Review of its Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems (CEDS) Research and Development Program on July...

February 1, 2011
The Department of Energy Launches Cybersecurity Initiative

The Department of Energy is launching an initiative to enhance cybersecurity on the electric grid. The initiative, led by the Department’s Office...

September 2, 2010
NIST Finalizes Initial Set of Smart Grid Cyber Security Guidelines

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) issued today its first Guidelines for Smart Grid Cyber Security, which includes high...

March 25, 2010
DOE and Industry Showcase New Control Systems Security Technologies at DistribuTECH

Join the Department of Energy and its industry partners as they showcase six new products and technologies designed to secure the nation’s energy...

November 25, 2009
New TCIPG Research Program Builds on Past Successes with Nearly $18.8 Million DOE Award

A new award of nearly $18.8 million over a five-year period from the Department of Energy (DOE) and contributions from the Department of Homeland...

May 29, 2009
Obama’s Call for Public-Private Cyber Security Collaboration Reflected in DOE’s Priorities

In releasing the results of his Administration’s 60-day cyber security review, President Barack Obama today emphasized that partnering with the...

October 18, 2007
DOE to Provide Nearly $8 Million to Safeguard the Nation’s Energy Infrastructure from Cyber Attacks

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Assistant Secretary for Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Kevin M. Kolevar today announced five projects...