Department of Energy Invests $28 Million to Advance Cybersecurity of the Nation’s Critical Energy Infrastructure Funding to Support the Creation of More Resilient Energy Delivery Systems.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is announcing awards of up to $28 million to support the research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) of next-generation tools and technologies to improve the cybersecurity and resilience of the Nation’s critical energy infrastructure, including the electric grid and oil and natural gas infrastructure. With funding provided by the Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response’s (CESER) Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems (CEDS) Division, research partnerships will create and make available innovative technologies that help prevent, detect, and mitigate cyber attacks. The teams will pursue innovative approaches such as redesigning the current architecture that exposes the energy grid to cyber threats so that existing and future energy delivery systems can detect adversarial actions and adapt to survive while continuing to support critical functions.
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