Utilities Must Constantly Be on Offense in Cat-and- Mouse Game Against Hackers

By Mike Prescher and James Yang For power suppliers wanting to be vigilant about the threat that hackers pose to the grid, a March 2019 intrusion may have been a benign warning about vulnerability. When hackers disabled a Utah-based renewable energy developer’s control system for about a dozen solar and wind farms in the West, the grid’s operators were left blinded for more than 10 hours to those 500 megawatts of generation sites. Thankfully, no

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COVID-19 Update

To our Black & Veatch clients: With the continued spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) impacting business operations globally, I would like to share an update with you, our clients, regarding our plans to ensure we can continue to provide services and meet your needs. Earlier this year, Black & Veatch began restrictions limiting travel for our professionals to mainland China, China Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Japan. As cases of the virus spread, we expanded

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