Power Lines Blog

Keeping Public Power Protected from Cyber Attacks


The threat of cyber attacks on critical infrastructure is a hot topic in the news right now, but cybersecurity has been on the radar of the American Public Power Association for several years.
We recently conducted a series of “table top” exercises with public power utilities across the country to jump start discussions among members on cybersecurity issues. The consistent feedback we heard from these workshops is the need for more guidance, more training, and for additional resources to help address the evolving threats.

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Is your utility dialed Into the electronic companion?


Your electronic companion connects not only to your bank account, wallet, email and cloud files, but also to your fitness tracking device, thermostat, washing machine and water bottle. Some of you might not quite be there yet, but many of your customers are, or soon will be. Can they connect with you through their electronic companions?

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