Chairman Neil Chatterjee also announced that the commission’s Office of Electric Reliability would be realigning its functions to establish one division focused exclusively on cybersecurity.
Since 2015, startups, utilities, and technology companies have financed and deployed demonstration and pilot projects to determine whether blockchain can address pain points across the energy industry.
Power utilities share many of the same supply chain vendors for equipment, software and services for their bulk electric systems, an industry trait that has been identified by malicious actors and is resulting in an increasing number of attacks on the power grid.
Developed by engineers at the E.ON Future Lab, E.ON has registered the IT-system for a patent and the European Patent Office has now made the application public.
"Smart homes" has emerged as the most mentioned vulnerable internet of things (IoT) technology among the world’s leading cybersecurity influencers on Twitter during the first half of 2019, according to GlobalData.
The CPUC is holding an emergency meeting Thursday, and is requiring members of PG&E's board, C-suite and vice presidents to attend