from the article:
We need high IT security standards” because the growing renewable-energy sector will become a bigger target for hackers, said Matthias Brandt, director of Deutsche Windtechnik, which has around 2,000 employees.
This is backward thinking.
High security standards should be the default thinking for every business.
I’m not an expert at all on security.
But I would hope that anyone logging in and taking control of any power plant, even wind farms, would require a strong two factor authentication with a device that can’t be hacked as well as some type of geo-fence.