Energy companies are going digital and European energy markets are becoming increasingly integrated. This is generally deemed as progress, but experts argue that as ever greater numbers of wind turbines, solar cells and many other technologies come online, the sector’s vulnerability to malicious cyber-attacks is growing and that companies need to wake up to the challenges of this brave new world. ...
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