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Whitepaper "Current Challenges for Cybersecurity in Energy Supply"


Your compact introduction to the topic of cyber security: for municipal utilities, network operators and energy traders. All important topics in one document.


Stuxnet, BlackEnergy and Havex - Large-scale cyber attacks on energy suppliers have been increasing in recent years. Critical infrastructures are the focus of professional hacker attacks because of their great social and economic relevance.

In phishing campaigns in 2019, the energy sector was the number one target.

Fraunhofer research groups and experts shed light on how the threat of hacking attacks on critical infrastructures has further intensified, what legal frameworks need to be considered when it comes to cybersecurity, and

why a change in the IT security strategy for energy supply is necessary.

What the legal framework is when it comes to cybersecurity and what a successful change in IT security strategy for energy supply looks like.

Learn how to meet the challenges of cybersecurity in energy supply in our whitepaper!


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