Market research analysts at Technavio have predicted that the global smart grid cyber security market will grow steadily at a CAGR of almost 10% by 2020. Smart grids are an integration of the traditional grid with the IT systems. They offer grid operators greater control of the functions of the […]
Introduction and Background This report on ‘Smart Meter Cyber Security Survey’ discusses cyber security issues in smart meters and the associated advance metering infrastructure. It is expected that the global smart meter deployment would cross 800 million by 2020. Several geographies including North America and Europe have achieved a significant […]
Joe Weiss, industrial control systems security expert and Managing Partner of Applied Control Solutions, talks about the challenges of securing the electrical grid, and why concerns about cyber attacks on industrial control systems are more than fear, uncertainty, and dread. Read interview.
Earlier this month 210 utility companies, participants responded to developments served up by drill managers. From one undisclosed location in suburban Washington, the electric reliability corporation used a crew of about 40 people to lead the exercise, announcing new attacks and other developments. At a second undisclosed spot, but also […]
The National Electric Sector Cybersecurity Organization Resource (NESCOR) is intended to strengthen the cyber security posture of the electric sector by establishing a broad-based public-private partnership with the US Department of Energy (DOE) for collaboration and cooperation. NESCOR serves as a focal point to bring together domestic and international experts, […]