Utah State University’s Seth Manesse wins first individual CyberForce Competition™

After a tough, day-long contest, Seth Manesse from Utah State University won the sixth CyberForce Competition.

U.S. Department of Energy to host virtual CyberForce Competition™ November 14

The 2020 CyberForce Competition will be hosting over 400 students attending U.S. accredited institutions. Students will compete to harden and defend simulated wind energy infrastructure from cyber-attacks, while maintaining service for their customers (played by volunteers). Competitors will be selected by random lottery.

U.S. Department of Energy to hold sixth CyberForce Competition™

In a first-time virtual contest, Argonne researchers will challenge hundreds of college students to defend simulated energy-sector infrastructure against cyberattacks.

Argonne researchers focus on grid cybersecurity to pave the way for a clean energy future

Distributed energy resources use electronics to communicate with each other or with a control center. Yet this presents opportunities for cyber attacks that could become real threats to the electric power system. Argonne experts are developing ways to protect power systems from these threats before they can occur.

University of Maryland, Baltimore County wins DOE’s 2019 CyberForce Competition™

After a long suspenseful day, University of Maryland, Baltimore County earned the top spot as national winner of the U.S. Department of Energy’s CyberForce Competition.