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9April, 2015

Gallery: CEA Delegation to Israel, March 2015

Two weeks ago, a delegation of members of the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA), representatives of the Government of Canada, and CEA staff travelled to Tel Aviv, Israel, at the invitation of the Israeli government.

During the week-long delegation, we met with key government counterparts, including the National Cyber Bureau and the Ministry of National Infrastructure, discussing […]

26June, 2014

Bringing the Electricity Industry ‘Left of Boom’: How Partnerships Strengthen our Cyber Resiliency

Yesterday I outlined just how prevalent cyber threats are to business and industrial control systems in the electricity industry. As we are modernizing and integrating more and more two-way communications and automated controls into our systems, the number of cyber threats seem to be increasing and attacks are becoming easier to launch.

But I don’t mean […]

25June, 2014

A resilient electricity sector in the face of evolving cyber threats

Throughout National Electricity Month, the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) and its members have been encouraging Canadians to learn more about electricity—the price we pay for it, how the system works, and the workforce that underpins that system.

In addition to the hundreds of generating stations, the thousands of kilometres of transmission and distribution lines that span […]

28February, 2014

Copper Theft Affects Us All – Three Perspectives on the Issue of Copper Theft in Canada (3/3)

The Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) – the voice of electricity in Canada – is set to release its policy paper on copper theft on Monday, March 3, 2014. The paper, Copper Theft from Canada’s Electricity Infrastructure: Dangerous, Expensive and a Threat to Reliability, highlights the serious impacts of copper theft and outlines four detailed recommendations to […]

28February, 2014

Copper Theft Affects Us All – Three Perspectives on the Issue of Copper Theft in Canada (2/3)

The Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) – the voice of electricity in Canada – is set to release its policy paper on copper theft on Monday, March 3, 2014. The paper, Copper Theft from Canada’s Electricity Infrastructure: Dangerous, Expensive and a Threat to Reliability, highlights the serious impacts of copper theft and outlines four detailed recommendations […]