Cyber Threats to the Energy Sector and Utilities
Last May, Colonial Pipeline was hacked. This caused massive impacts around the United States. Recently the Biden Administration took a series of steps to guide companies in the utility industry to improve their cybersecurity. An initial step was a Request for Information (RFI) for the electric industry to get their expert guidance on how cybersecurity can be improved.
We discuss the topic with Brian Maloney in a podcast. Brian has extensive experience designing cyber solutions for companies in the utility sector and was the lead for interviewing members of the utilities industry for our analysis.
Cipher reviewed the responses to the public RFI. We also directly interviewed knowledgeable people in the industry.
The findings from our research are available in a report.