$15M Boost for Cybersecurity: DOE Enhances Energy Sector Defense

March 30, 2024
$15M Boost for Cybersecurity: DOE Enhances Energy Sector Defense
  • The US Department of Energy is investing $15 million in university-based centers to bolster energy sector cybersecurity.

  • Six universities will develop region-specific cybersecurity solutions for challenges like cyberattacks on distributed energy resources and grid resilience.

  • These centers will partner with industry and DOE National Labs for research, training, and cybersecurity education for energy professionals.

  • The initiative is part of a wider campaign, with the DOE having previously invested $145 million in cybersecurity and resilience research.

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