U.S. moves down a step in global supercomputing rankings
It's only the second time in the 24-year history of the TOP500 that the U.S. hasn't filled a top three spot.
DOE asks Congress for $34M to build and research power grid’s cyber defenses
The U.S. Department of Energy, or DOE, quietly announced a proposed $34 million program, Monday, that it hopes can facilitate efforts to protect America’s energy infrastructure from hackers.
Senator grills DOE official over lack of cyber training programs
A shortage in qualified industrial control system, or ICS, cybersecurity professionals — individuals trained to defend the nation’s energy infrastructure from hackers — should cause the Department of Energy serious concern.
DOE proposes $15M fund to fight energy sector hacks
A proposed $15 million Energy Department fund announced Tuesday looks to improve the cybersecurity posture of the sector’s most vulnerable companies: smaller utility firms with less resources that typically supply energy to municipalities.