Cyberattacks are serious threats to the energy sector. To prevent and/or mitigate the effects of cyberattacks and exploitations, it is important for all energy stakeholders - from consumers to individual energy providers to state and federal government agencies - to be aware of cyber threats, implement effective cyber policies and defense protocols, and develop cyber incident response plans.

Understanding and confronting cyber threats to energy infrastructure requires State and Territory Energy Officials to develop their knowledge of cyber risks and protections, strengthen their own cybersecurity policies, plans, and protocols, and build relationships with all energy stakeholders.

NASEO works with our federal and state partners to educate State and Territory Energy Officials on cyber threats and cyber policies and to help ensure that state energy offices are adequately and effectively prepared to respond to cybersecurity incidents affecting the energy sector.