information technology

  • Protecting railway networks from cyber threats

    15 February 2018 by Morand Fachot
    Railways and metro systems have been the subject of a spate of cyber attacks in recent years. Although no major accidents or casualties have been reported so far, it is likely that the problem will get worse and affect...
  • January 2018 nominations and extensions

    15 January 2018 by Claire Marchand
    Over the past few months, the Standardization Management Board (SMB) nominated several new Chairs for different IEC technical committees (TCs).
  • Cyber security for the modern grid

    15 July 2017 by Didier Giarratano, Head of Marketing Cyber Security at Energy Digital Solutions/Energy, Schneider Electric *
    Mitigating risk and anticipating attack vulnerabilities on utility grids and systems are not just about installing technology, but also about understanding risk.
  • Helping prevent a cyber nightmare

    21 June 2017 by Morand Fachot
    Standardization work by the IEC technical committees (TCs) and subcommittees (SCs), and by the Joint Technical Committee (ISO/IEC JTC 1) set up by the IEC and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), is...
  • The next generation of IEC leaders

    21 March 2017 by Janice Blondeau
    Meet the IEC 2016 Young Professional Leaders and learn more about how YPs are becoming involved in the technical work of the IEC.
  • IEC work on cyber security for energy infrastructure

    21 March 2017 by Morand Fachot
    Protecting energy security and critical energy infrastructure against cyber attacks is fast emerging as an absolute priority. In mid-February, the EnergyPact Foundation organized an international conference in Vienna on...
  • Measuring effectiveness of information security

    24 January 2017 by Janice Blondeau
    You simply can’t be too careful when it comes to information security. Protecting personal records and commercially sensitive information is critical. But how can you tell that your ISO/IEC 27001 information security...
  • Hearing lots of voices?

    24 January 2017 by Antoinette Price
    In our smart world, a huge number of devices are part of the internet of things (IoT), or becoming so, many of them integrated with our homes, cities, manufacturing or transport systems and infrastructures. Added to this...