Cyberattack on dena

Cyberattack on dena’s server infrastructure – email and telephone service at dena disrupted. IT security measures have been taken. The dena press office can be reached via the standard mobile phone numbers.

Berlin, Germany, 14 November 2023 – At the weekend, dena was targeted by cybercriminals with an attack to its server infrastructure. An investigation into the perpetrators of the cyberattack is still ongoing. As a result of the attack, dena’s technological capacity to work has been greatly compromised since the attack, and the company cannot be reached by phone or email.

dena immediately took all IT security measures, also with the help of external IT forensic experts. The national authorities have also been informed. The aim of all measures is now to restore the company’s ability to work as quickly as possible under secure conditions.

The dena press office can be reached via the standard mobile phone numbers.

About Deutsche Energie-Agentur (dena) – the German Energy Agency

The German Energy Agency (dena) is a centre of excellence for the applied energy transition and climate protection. denastudies the challenges of building a climate-neutral society and supports the German government in achieving its energy and climate policy objectives. Since its founding in 2000, dena has worked to develop and implement solutions and bring together national and international partners from politics, industry, the scientific community and all parts of society. dena is a project enterprise and a public company owned by the German federal government. Our shareholder is the Federal Republic of Germany. Additional information is available at

Press contact: Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH (dena) – the German Energy Agency; Volker Kamm, Press Officer (mobile: (+49-162) 979-6011), Sebastian Boie, Deputy Press Officer (mobile: (+49-173) 626-8441); Chausseestraße 128 a, 10115 Berlin, Germany; Internet: