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The Ukrainian Power Grid Hack - Two Years Later

Here we are almost two years after the Ukrainian power grid hack, and what have we done to make sure the same or worse doesn’t happen?  Is the power grid in Dubai more secure? How about in England, Spain or the United States?  The Ukraine attack ...

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Cybersecurity Training for Employees

With workplace cyberattacks on the rise, industry experts are pressing businesses to train their workers to be more vigilant than ever to protect passwords and sensitive data and to recognize threats. It is imperative for organizations of all size ...

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The future of renewable developments in Ireland

The future of renewable developments in Ireland

  The Irish government has launched a public consultation on the new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) – what does it mean for the future of renewable development in Ireland? The preferred option outlined in the consultatio ...

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Separation of duties and IT security

Separation of duties, also known as Segregation of duties, is the concept of having more than one person required to complete a task.  It is a key concept of internal controls and is the most difficult and sometimes the costliest one to achieve. The ...

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EV uptake will be fast and vast

EV uptake will be fast and vast

By Bent-Erik Bakken, Onur Özgün, Anne Louise Koefoed and Mark Irvine After more than a century of fine-tuning, the internal combustion engine (ICE) is an engineering wonder. Yet, suddenly, its future doesn’t look so turbo-charged. ...

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Making energy storage safer, more reliable and simply mature

Making energy storage safer, more reliable and simply mature

By Miguel Roenes Bueno, Dr. Matthias-Klaus Schwarz, Haike van de Vegte The increased use of different renewable energy technologies has set the focus on energy storage to improve grid power quality and reliability and to optimize the matching o ...

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Testing and innovation: hand-in-hand for 90 years

KEMA Laboratories is celebrating our 90th anniversary this October. Looking back over that history, it is interesting to note the role that testing has always played in enabling innovation in electrical equipment. And I’m proud to say the KEMA name ...

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What happens, and what should you do, when Ransomware Attacks?

Ransomware has been in the news and on our technological radar for a while now, but for those that have not experienced an attack, very few know what truly happens.  What I would like to do is step through how a ransomware attack progress from start ...

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The Threat of Cybercrime

I recently read an article that stated “During the next five years, cybercrime might become the greatest threat to every person, place and thing in the world.” This got me thinking, is this a “Chicken Little” statement or a call to action for ...

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How Blockchain and Cryptocurrency boost Internet of Electricity

How Blockchain and Cryptocurrency boost Internet of Electricity

The vision of an internet of electricity (read my previous article) is becoming a lot more real with the growing understanding and adoption of blockchain and cryptocurrency. Just to set the scene: “In my mind we will move towards a ...

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