Composite image showing a wind turbine overlayed with code.
Composite image showing a wind turbine overlayed with code.
Composite image showing a wind turbine overlayed with code.

Seminar: Can a cyberattack destroy your wind farm?

NorthWind partner organisation DNV organised this seminar about cybersecurity and wind farms.

When: 28 September 2022, 08:30-10:30

Venue: Felix Conference Centre, Bryggetorget 3, 0250 Oslo

More about the event

In the new geopolitical situation, cyberattacks towards industrial control systems will unleash consequences far beyond information leakage and data destruction. Can cyberattacks stop wind turbines or even damage an entire wind farm? DNV invites to a breakfast seminar to share insights and relevant observations from field data and recent cyberattacks, as well as trends and expected directions of cyberattacks going forward. Cybersecurity challenges are here to stay and need to be addressed. DNV provides specialist knowledge of the renewable industry with deep engineering expertise and security best practice to keep your projects and operations confidently cyber secure.

What is it about?

  • Cyberattacks on wind farms and their potential consequences
  • High consequence variant
  • Downtime scenarios
  • Consequences for OT (operational technology)

What will we present?

  • Presentation giving and overview of recent cyberattacks
  • Trends and directions to expect cyberattacks going forward
  • Observations from field data

Why is it useful?

  • Investors/operators of wind farms will get an overview of what can go wrong if the right precautions are not made
  • Gain cybersecurity awareness
  • Get inspired by expert help


This seminar is specifically useful for stakeholders in the onshore and offshore wind industry, windfarm owners, engineers, investors, and operators.


08:30Meet & greet, including breakfast
09:00 – Presentation: Potential and consequences of wind farm attacks
09:30 – Presentation: Recent cyberattacks on wind farms and field data observations
10:00Coffee & conversation