Friday, April 25, 2014
Cybersecurity and District Energy Resilience
Jennings, Strouss & Salmon attorneys, Debra D. Roby and Alan J. Rukin, author "Cybersecurity and District Energy Resilience," published in District Energy Magazine's "From a Legal Perspective" section.
In today's digital age, organizations are increasingly susceptible to hacking and cyberattacks. Cybersecurity breaches can pose serious risks to the resilience and reliability of a district energy system. In the midst of these threats, organizations must be proactive about engaging in cybersecurity preparedness. While cybersecurity laws and standards are in their infancy and currently evolving, attention to a district energy system's cybersecurity profile can strengthen operational resilience and data integrity, thereby potentially reducing the risk of liability.