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The DDoS threat for energy and utility companies

  • 2017-11-25 20:35:31
  • Junior Isles

By Scott Taylor, VP at Corero Network Security

The Internet of Things represents a new reality for the energy sector, improving how we manage our power distribution and consumption, and enabling a more flexible and efficient energy grid. This has introduced a range of benefits, including a greater flexibility to accommodate new energy sources, better management of assets as well as greater reliability of services. But as operating systems have become increasingly connected to the Internet, it has also increased the potential for damaging cyber attacks such as Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS).

By Scott Taylor, VP at Corero Network Security