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The Top 8 Mobile Security Risks: How to Protect Your Organization

As enterprises mobilize business processes, more and more sensitive data passes through and resides on mobile devices. While almost every CIO knows how important mobile security is, getting a grip on it can be tough. There’s a lot to consider, and ...

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Can we increase power transmission capacity faster?

Can we increase power transmission capacity faster?

In my previous blog, I explained how best practices, quality assurance and testing can help in delivering essential power transmission expansion “first time right”. But this may still not be fast enough. Expanding the grid in the “classical” ...

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Microgrids: the next step in resiliency for Pacific Northwest utilities

Microgrids: the next step in resiliency for Pacific Northwest utilities

From 1980 to 2014, the United States experienced a total of 178 climate or weather-related disasters[1]. Eight of these events have occurred since 2014, and all of them had overall damages exceeding $1B USD per event. With global climate change inten ...

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Digital Solutions – Cybersecurity

On January 1st, 2018 DNV GL officially created a new division called Digital Solutions.  One of the departments within this new division is Cybersecurity.  Cybersecurity is nothing new to DNV GL, what is new is a dedicated team assigned to advancin ...

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2017 in Review: Our Top 10 Energy in Transition Blogs

2017 in Review: Our Top 10 Energy in Transition Blogs

As we find ourselves at the beginning of 2018, we’d like to take a moment to look back at our most popular blog posts from the past year, which included hot topics around energy storage, wind, energy efficiency, cybersecurity and electric vehic ...

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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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