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BC Hydro has announced a change to its governance structure, with Chris O’Riley moving into the role of president and chief executive officer after more than two years as president and chief operating officer. O’Riley was appointed president and COO in July 2017 after BC Hydro’s Board of Directors consolidated leadership, appointing Ken Peterson to...

In a new report, the Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia said that Canadian provincial utility BC Hydro is effectively managing cybersecurity risk by detecting and responding to incidents on the parts of its electric power system covered by mandatory reliability standards, but components that don’t fall under the mandatory standards may be vulnerable to cybersecurity threats and should be monitored.