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May 17, 2024

Security mechanisms for the protection of devices in EPES

Author: - Otilia Bularca - SIMAVI A learning platform with training materials was deployed and linked to the CyberSEAS project for this purpose. https://lms.cyberseas.eu/. Take a moment to register and enrol…
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April 30, 2024

Security mechanisms for the protection of devices in EPES

Author: - ZIV -  In the past, Electrical Power and Energy System (EPES) substation networks were traditionally isolated, and the data formats used to transmit information between devices were often proprietary.…
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February 29, 2024

Cybersecurity Certification, Standardization and the Importance of Data Exchange in EPES

Author: - IKE - In CyberSEAS, we will investigate the cybersecurity readiness of involved infrastructures to obtain certification following global cybersecurity standards and frameworks, and to investigate how CyberSEAS tools and…
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January 16, 2024

Recommendations of Cybersecurity in the Energy Domain

Author: - Eva Čaleta - ICS - The analysis of electric power systems' (EPES) cybersecurity focuses on defining key steps for an effective system, emphasizing the organizational environment in critical…
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January 10, 2024

Securing the Energy Supply Chain: Cybersecurity Design Principles for EPES

Author: - Prof. Luigi Romano - CINI - Prosumers, with their capability to impact the grid dynamic, could inadvertently become unaware attackers. If compromised, their systems might be exploited as…
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December 11, 2023

Mitigation measures

Author: - INFORMATIKA -  The implementation of suitable mitigation measures against cyber threats and attacks plays a crucial role in elevating the resilience of ecosystems. This is of particular significance…
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December 11, 2023

Rules and tools for the coordination with CERTs

Author: - INFORMATIKA -  Efficient incident response is fundamental in cybersecurity as it limits the impact of cybersecurity incidents, shortens the recovery time, and reduces the required costs. When applied…
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November 22, 2023

Cybersecurity of Energy Common Data Spaces

Author: - ENERIM -  In the CyberSEAS project, Enerim focuses on cybersecurity of energy common data spaces, and we will follow closely the European Energy Common Data Space (EECDS) initiative.…
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November 21, 2023

Best practices of Cybersecurity in the Energy Domain

Author: - ICS -  A comprehensive analysis of cyber security of electric power systems (EPES) in CyberSEAS project focuses on defining the key steps for an effective cyber security system,…
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November 2, 2023

CVIAT: CVSS 4.0 – enabled interactive dashboard for the analysis of vulnerable assets

Author: - Synelixis SA-  In the context of the CyberSEAS project, Synelixis SA has developed CVIAT, CyberSEAS Vulnerability Identification and Assessment Tool, aimed at supporting energy operators to identify and…
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November 2, 2023

RATING: Risk Assessment Tool for INtegrated Governance

Author: - Marco Angelini, Engineering Spa-  RATING is a Risk Assessment Tool for INtegrated Governance, developed by Engineering. It is an essential tool for organisations of any size to prevent…
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October 26, 2023

Guardtime’s MIDA tool protects cross-border CIM file exchange against potential cyber attacks

Author: - Liis Livin and Priit Anton, Guardtime-  Cross-border energy trade is crucial for providing cheaper and cost competitive energy to the consumers. For this reason, Slovenian and Croatian transmission…
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June 19, 2023

The role and challenge of effective anonymization and pseudonymization in EU energy data spaces

Author: - TIMELEX -  Effective security nowadays often relies on large scale collection and analysis of data, in order to proactively detect anomalous behaviour that could be indicative of malicious activity.…
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June 16, 2023

CVIAT evolution and support of proactive security monitoring based on assessed vulnerabilities

Author: - SYNELIXIX -  CyberSEAS project identified a rich set of more than 250 cyber, physical and human / organizational vulnerabilities, considering standards (NESCOR, NIST CVE and ISO/IEC 27005:2018), pilots’ experience…
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June 16, 2023

Cybersecurity and EPES Small is beautiful! But is it also safe

Author: - Comune di Berchidda -  The small municipality of Berchidda, located in the north of Sardinia, is participating in the Cyberseas project to assess whether there are any risks and…
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June 16, 2023

IDS proactive detection based on Federated Machine learning

Author: - SYNELIXIS - CyberSEAS project has uncovered a comprehensive range of vulnerabilities, related to EPES, with a significant portion of them falling under the umbrella of cybersecurity, including well-known…
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June 16, 2023

Real time Risk Analysis in protecting EPES from cyber threats

Author: - STAM -  Risk Analysis is most of the time intended as a strategic process where stakeholders are carrying out tabletop exercises and evaluation of likelihood and impact of threat…
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June 7, 2023

Physical Security and Access Controls in EPES

Author: - PET -  To minimize risks of service disruption of EPES operations, Physical Security an Access Controls play a key role in security as a whole at EPES operators.…
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June 7, 2023

CyberSEAS Cybersecurity Monitoring – A Graph Based Correlation Approach

Author: - RWTH Aachen University - As much the digitization of modern grids with help of information and communications technology brings numerous benefits in execution of important functionalities of the energy…
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June 6, 2023

Unique challenges of cybersecurity for EPES

Author: -  The Academic and Research Network of Slovenia - Electrical Power and Energy Systems (EPES) face unique challenges with respect to their cybersecurity because they form a structural part…
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June 6, 2023

Strengthening EPES Cybersecurity through Threat Intelligence and Information Sharing

Author:  - Anas Husseis, ahusseis@ikerlan.es, IKERLAN - The Electric Power and Energy Systems (EPES) sector is confronted with escalating cybersecurity challenges due to its reliance on interconnected technologies. To safeguard…
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May 30, 2023

Guardtime’s MIDA tool detects near real-time cyber-attacks in power grids

Authors: - Liis Livin, Priit Anton, Guardtime - Smart power grids are cyber-physical systems (CPS) that have an integrated structure of a physical power transmission and distribution system with the…
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May 30, 2023

Empowering a secure future: safeguarding european EPES with data encryption

Author: - ENERIM - In the European electrical power energy systems (EPES), ensuring the integrity and security of critical data is of paramount importance. As EPES embraces digital transformation and interconnected…
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May 22, 2023

Governance and Compliance in EPES Cybersecurity

Author: - ROMANIAN ENERGY CENTER -  Governance and Compliance in Cybersecurity for European Power Electrical Systems (EPES) is of paramount importance to ensure the security and integrity of critical energy infrastructure.…
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May 22, 2023

Navigating Best Practices for Securing Electrical Power and Energy Systems

Author: - Elektrilevi -  As our reliance on interconnected energy systems grows, so does the need for comprehensive security measures. The industry has identified several best practices to mitigate potential threats…
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May 22, 2023

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in EPES Cybersecurity

Author:  - Lasse Nitz, Fraunhofer FIT - The digital transformation of electric power and energy systems (EPES) provides opportunities for improved monitoring, automation, and control of these systems, while simultaneously…
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May 15, 2023

Cybersecurity for Electrical Power and Energy Systems

Author: - Fernando Guerrero B., OT Security Expert, Airbus Protect GmbH - Electricity is an essential element of our society, being the primary enabler of most businesses and the foundation…
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May 15, 2023

Common Cybersecurity Threats and Attacks Facing EPES and how to prevent them

Author: - Comune di Benetutti -  Prevention is better than cure. This is the philosophy with which the Benetutti Electricity company participates as pilot in the CyberSEAS project. Starting from this…
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May 12, 2023

CyberSEAS StakeHolders Community – Call for Cooperation with other Projects and Organizations

Author: - ICS -  Dr. Paolo Roccetti CyberSEAS project coordinator and Dr. Denis Caleta, WP8 coordinator in the end of April organized meeting with representatives from eFORT project. Both projects focus…
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May 12, 2023

Protecting EPES operators from Social Engineering-based cyberattacks

Author: - Vincenzo Napolitano, Senior Researcher, Engineering Ingegneria Informatica Spa - The energy industry is a critical infrastructure sector that provides essential services to homes, businesses, and governments. Energy power…