FERC issues notice of proposed rulemaking to extend reporting requirements for cyberattacks targeting the energy sector
Data Protection Report
AUGUST 9, 2018
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) held public briefings about an attempt by a state-sponsored Russian hacking group to target control systems for U.S. DHS’ webinar explained that the hackers obtained access to vendors providing computer services to electric utilities companies. This initial access enabled the hackers to gain entry to power company control systems through a complex series of security compromises lasting quite some time.