SCADA Cybersecurity Best Practices for Utilities

The alarming news of a cyberattack on a Florida city’s water system has utility workers across the nation wondering if their systems are secure. On the afternoon of February 5th, a water plant operator in Oldsmar, Florida noticed his cursor moving on his computer screen, independent of him. The water utility had been hacked. The Read More

AWIA Connection to Cybersecurity

The cybersecurity breach in Oldsmar, Florida drives home the importance of the cybersecurity recommendations included in America’s Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA). “The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has been issuing warnings for more than a decade about the existence of hackers who aim to harm the nation’s electrical grid and water systems. The Risk and Read More