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May 13, 2021

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Energy Dept. launches plan to secure industrial control systems in electric sector

By Sara Friedman / April 20, 2021

The Energy Department, in partnership with CISA, is leading a new effort to secure electricity-sector industrial control systems in the first of what is expected to be a series of collaborations involving the cyber agency and various industries to modernize “cybersecurity defenses.”

“As part of the Biden Administration's effort to safeguard U.S. critical infrastructure from persistent and sophisticated threats, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) launched an initiative to enhance the cybersecurity of electric utilities’ industrial control systems (ICS) and...

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