“We’ve written a lot lately about reports claiming massive, sustained cyber-espionage targeting energy sector. In fact just last month we told you about a Poughkeepsie, New York utility being hacked. And physical security is also a big issue for many electric utilities – copper wire thefts at substations to illegal electrical hookups and siphoning to meter tampering – problems some say are going from bad to worse.
We’re pretty certain there’s no single, sure-fire defense against such attacks. But we thought it was worth a look at some options, starting with three new solutions on the market that caught our eye..”