It’s Dangerous to Go About Cybersecurity Alone! Take This.

“It’s dangerous to go alone! Take this.” is a memorable quote from the 1986 Nintendo action-adventure game The Legend of Zelda. The ‘Take This.”, refers to a sword that the main character Link could use to protect himself against the unknown dangers that awaited him. I often think about this quote and apply it to many things in […]

Strong Vs. Lax Cybersecurity

By Jared Patton Cybersecurity is without a doubt the most pressing issue facing the utility industry currently. The implications of a strong vs a lax culture of cyber awareness at any given utility have a pronounced impact on the industry at large. Speculation and investment in renewables and the improvements in efficiency brought by big […]

Meridian Promotes Cybersecurity Awareness Month with Free Media Kit

October 2021 marks the 18th year of  CISA and the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCSA)’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month (CSAM) program, a month-long campaign to raise awareness about the critical importance of cybersecurity. While October is typically earmarked for spooky ghosts and goblins, the real terrors lurk just under the surface all year long, waiting to hack […]

SEDC's New Atlanta-Based Cybersecurity Operations Center Brings Managed Security Services to Safeguard US Electric Grid

Utilities across North America gain 24/7 monitoring of energy assets and information systems, tools to fast-track PCI DSS compliance SEDC, a leader in utility software solutions for more than 40 years, now offers comprehensive managed security services (MSS) to utilities through its Atlanta-based cybersecurity operations center (SOC). The SEDC MSS provide utilities access to the […]

Cybersecurity and Innovation Headline SEDC's CEO Summit 2015

Utility executives from across the country joined SEDC in Boston last week to learn how they can both protect and advance their utilities and their operations. Keynote speaker Theresa Payton, former White House CIO, opened the conference with a lively discussion of cybersecurity vulnerabilities and how utilities can reduce their risk through a combination of […]

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