At ICF, our cybersecurity experts are versed not only in all things cyber threat, but also in the nuances of this important topic for specific industries. This level of detailed knowledge leadership is what makes our consultants a trusted resource for clients whose goals are too important to let cybersecurity threats get in their way.
In this article, ICF cybersecurity experts explore the increasingly interconnected elements of the electrical grid, driven by distributed generation, demand response, the internet of things, and home automation, which can lead to new cybersecurity vulnerabilities. Reliability of the electrical grid and protection of consumer data depends on the integrity of the communication between each device comprising the electrical delivery supply chain.
The article also elaborates on work done by energy sector organizations such as the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to help utilities enhance the cybersecurity posture of energy delivery systems.
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