ENCS at the ENTSO-E Annual conference 2017

A resilient grid: missing links and cybersecurity - such was the topic of a panel discussion at ENTSO-E's annual conference, moderated by ENTSO-E's…


ENCS at Active Communications International annual cyber security conference

Last week, ENCS chaired the discussions at Active Communications International’s (ACI’s) annual cyber security conference. The event brought together…


New Red Team/Blue Team Training Re-enacts Cyber Attacks to Power Up Grid Cyber Security Training

The Hague, the Netherlands, 6th December 2017 – The European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS) launched its new Red Team/Blue Team (RTBT) cyber…


OT Monitoring Training successful!

On November 9 & 10th, 2017 ENCS organized the OT Monitoring Training. This training is part of the OT Security Monitoring project. Monitoring the…


Attackers out of luck as students defend the smart grid

Thirteen students just a day before Friday 13th – the stage was set for some serious bad luck, but the Delft University students that visited ENCS…


Netbeheer Nederland joins ENCS

Netbeheer Nederland, the organisation for electricity and gas operators in the Netherlands, joined the European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS)…


Collaboration is core at member and partner day

We held our second exclusive ENCS member and partner event in Amsterdam last week. It brought together our members, partners and staff to share…


Strategy assembly

ENCS took the opportunity to sign up its newest member, AS “Sadales tīkls” (ST), at their annual Strategy Assembly on 5th October in Amsterdam. ST is…


ENCS will be attending the EUTC Annual Conference in Lisboa (19-22 September 2017)

The Digital Utility is no longer part of the hype cycle! Today, utilities are needing to change to implement new regulations, improve customer…


What can you learn from an abandoned nuclear power plant?

The 692MW Zwentendorf plant in Austria holds the unlikely title of the world’s only fully constructed, commercial nuclear power station that has…


ENCS & ElaadNL team up to protect EV charging infrastructure

The Hague, The Netherlands – 25 July 2017 – The European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS) and ElaadNL today signed a memorandum of understanding…


ENCS shows cyber security leadership in Europe

ENCS exists because we recognised that, as exciting as the transition to a cleaner, smarter European energy grid is, cyber security practices in the…


Cyber security in the energy industry: a skills gap within a skills gap…

...within a skills gap. It takes a lot to keep the European power grid cyber secure. Time, money, collaboration between industry players – but above…


Snitches get riches – could bug bounty programmes take off for smart grids?

Since Netscape introduced the first bug bounty in 1996, they’ve been a go-to tool across the tech industry, winning popularity with both the issuers…


Protecting Europe against cyber-attacks: ENCS & ENTSO-E join forces

The European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS) and the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E) today sign a…


Crash Override: what does the threat mean for utilities?

On the 12th of June Dragos and ESET released reports [1,2] and blog posts [3,4] about a malware that targets industrial control systems (ICS) with a…


ENCS at the ElaadNL lectures: Cyber security and EV charging infrastructure

On 29 May, ENCS’ Maarten Hoeve was on stage for a special edition of the Elaad lectures, hosted in collaboration with NKL. With electric vehicles…


ENCS member project: closing the gap in OT security monitoring

It’s almost unthinkable today that a company – especially a critical infrastructure company – would not monitor their IT systems from a cyber…


ENCS will be attending the 7th Smart Communications & Technologies Forum in Warsaw

On 8th June 2017 in Warsaw, the 7th Smart Communications & Technologies Forum will take place. Anjos Nijk & Michael John of ENCS will be…


WannaCry: Utilities not in tears but a clear warning for the power industry

If you were a technology journalist, you would have wanted to cry this week over how many WannaCry stories you would have had to write. The…


4th Cyber & SCADA Security for Utilities and Power Sector: 27 – 29 September 2017

ENCS is proud to announce being at the 4th Cyber & SCADA Security for Utilities and Power Sector 2017 on 27 – 29 September 2017, Amsterdam, The…


ENCS and ElaadNL collaborate on EV charging requirements and OCPP standard

There have been a lot of headlines linking cybersecurity and cars recently. The thought of driverless and connected cars being hacked pricks our…


Keeping your organisation secure in 2017 – 5 steps to counter threats

Last week, I was in London, presenting at SMI’s European Smart Grid Cyber Security conference. It was great. I love seeing so many intelligent people…


Kärnten Netz GmbH procures secure smart meters using ENCS’ cybersecurity expertise!

Kärnten Netz GmbH, an Austrian electricity distribution company operating in the Carinthian region, has successfully procured 300,000 smart meters…


Annual General Assembly meeting a success!

On February 7th 2017 ENCS held its annual General Assembly meeting in Amsterdam, assessing progress in 2016 and looking forward to the year ahead.…


Successful Red Team – Blue Team Training at E.ON

ENCS has successfully completed the first Red Team Blue Team Training this year. E.ON participants coming from across Europe were trained to mitigate…


ENTSO-E participants trained to better defend the critical infrastructure from cyber-attacks

ENCS has successfully finished yet another Red Team Blue Team Training. This time, ENTSO-E participants coming from across Europe were successfully…