TITLE

Grid lockdown

AUTHOR(S)
MacWilson, Alastair
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Utility Week;1/28/2011, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a discussion about the need for public utilities in Great Britain to protect their smart grids which are vulnerable to cyberattacks. These attacks on smart grids have various goals, such as fraud by corrupting electricity data, breaching privacy by accessing customer accounts and corrupting assets on the network. It is suggested that utilities allow interoperability of security controls and compliance with standards to better protect smart grids.
ACCESSION #
58040246

 

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