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DOE Releases Strategy for Building Cyber-Resilient Energy Systems

By District Energy posted 06-28-2022 14:10


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The U.S. Department of Energy has released the congressionally directed National Cyber-Informed Engineering (CIE) Strategy to provide a framework for enhancing engineering training, tools, and practices to build resilient clean energy systems designed to withstand cyber threats. The strategy encourages the incorporation of cybersecurity technology early in the design lifecycle of engineered systems to reduce cyber risks and vulnerabilities including threats by foreign actors.

“Building a powerful and resilient grid that can withstand the full gamut of modern cyber threats begins at the design level,” said U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm. “Through this strategy, DOE is laying out a framework for ensuring the once-in-a-generation investment from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law secures our energy sector and delivers a stronger, cleaner electric grid.” 

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