Cybersecurity for Transmission and Distribution in Africa

Photo Credit: Jake Lyell

Power Africa Partners Address Cybersecurity

Both the United States and Israel are pioneers in developing approaches and technologies to counter cybersecurity threats. On June 3, 2020, Power Africa co-hosted a webinar with the Israeli Trade and Economic Missions in Africa and the United States Energy Association, featuring speakers from the Israeli National Cyber Directorate, Great River Energy (a U.S. electric utility), and the Israel Electric Corporation to share their experiences managing cybersecurity threats in power transmission and distribution. Nearly 150 participants from 25 African countries joined the webinar.

  1. Protect and detect risks
  2. Manage vulnerabilities
  3. Manage incidents
  4. Develop a roadmap for long-term improvements
  5. Inspire others to take on this challenge

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