From broad threats against corporate email systems to spear-phishing assaults directed at nuclear operations. Vulnerabilities reported in the security of industrial control systems that monitor and control manage the grid, as noted by the Department of Homeland Security and the media.
New threats to both IT and functional systems are growing as an outcome of the expanding complexity and interconnectivity of the smart grid. Utility resources are also challenged to balance system reliability maintenance with implementing new technologies and meeting the requirements of increased regulation, oversight, and compliance.
A call for experienced IT security professionals is growing as companies expand their presence into the internet world and become more vulnerable.
Lockheed Martin is doing this to advance modern grid security in partnership with its utility clients. As a provider of IT and cyber security to some of the nation’s most critical systems, it has worked for years to protect itself and its clients against the newest and most sophisticated cyber attack attempts.