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Digital disruption is in the cards for the energy sector

CGI

The pace at which digitalization is accelerating poses a major challenge for organizations in the energy sector. The momentum is unsurprising, given that 81% of the utilities executives interviewed for the 2016 CGI Global 1000 outlook revealed that transforming to become a digital enterprise is a top strategic priority.

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Cybersecurity in utilities: Critical questions for securing distributed energy resources (DERs)

CGI

Cybersecurity in utilities: Critical questions for securing distributed energy resources (DERs). The energy transition is driving a shift toward the increasing use of distributed energy resources (DERs). From a cybersecurity perspective, DERs pose new and unique challenges for utilities. Mon, 06/17/2019 - 05:09.

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Actions Target Russian Govt. Botnet, Hydra Dark Market

Krebs on Security

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) says it has disrupted a giant botnet built and operated by a Russian government intelligence unit known for launching destructive cyberattacks against energy infrastructure in the United States and Ukraine. energy facilities. Separately, law enforcement agencies in the U.S. Dragonfly 2.0,

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Hackers targeted ICS/SCADA systems at water facilities, Israeli government warns

Security Affairs

. “The system calls on companies and entities in the energy and water sectors to immediately exchange passwords from the Internet to the control systems, reduce Internet connectivity and ensure that the most up-to-date version of controllers is installed.” Copyright (C) 2014 Media.net Advertising FZ-LLC All Rights Reserved -->.

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How utilities are getting creative to find new revenue streams

CGI

How utilities are getting creative to find new revenue streams. The utilities industry is undergoing a paradigm shift. This year’s findings reveal that 57% of our utility clients view increasing investments in new products and services as key to addressing regulatory reforms. harini.kottees…. Mon, 10/15/2018 - 06:42.

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A ‘Cyber Event’ disrupted power grid operations in three US states

Security Affairs

The Department of Energy confirmed that in March a cyber event disrupted power grid operations in California, Wyoming, and Utah. The Department of Energy confirmed that on March 2019, between 9 a.m. a cyber event disrupted energy grid operations in California, Wyoming, and Utah. and 7 p.m., ” reported MotherBoard.

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Digital-born firms from telecoms are key drivers of the transformation of the energy system

CGI

Digital-born firms from telecoms are key drivers of the transformation of the energy system. Fri, 11/11/2016 - 02:10. According to the 2016 CGI Global 1000 outlook, 47% of the executives interviewed from consumer-intensive industries say digital is now the only channel of choice for customers.