Safety in numbers

Stevens, Ian; Gillert, Adam
March 2010
Utility Week;3/5/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p22
Trade Publication
The authors focus on the need to consider privacy and security as an integral part of the introduction of smart metering programmes in Great Britain. They cite that the introduction of smart metering will dramatically increase the volume of data generated. They note that the challenge for energy suppliers and network operators is to show to consumers and regulators that they are capable of processing the data securely and lawfully. They also mention a key to an effective security strategy for smart metering programmes.


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