The National Electric Sector Cybersecurity Organization (NESCO), led by EnergySec, works to improve electric system reliability by supplying data analysis and forensics capabilities for cyber-related threat. It also assists in creating a framework to identify and prepare for challenges to grid reliability; share information, best practices, resources, and solutions to and from domestic and international electric sector participants; and encourage key electric sector supplier and vendor support and interaction.
NESCO brings together domestic and international security professionals for the purpose of fostering innovative security technology, architectures and applications to improve the security posture of the power grid. NESCO is an organization designed to foster the sharing of ideas and build relationships amongst electric sector suppliers, service providers, asset owners and operators. This collaboration combines the industry's collective knowledge, capabilities, and experience to help protect the electric grid and enhance integration of smart grid technologies with the goal of adequately protecting against cyber attacks.