I recently read in Power Magazine (powermag.com) that EPRI is launching the Security and Privacy Initiative, a collaborative effort to investigate cyber security standards, business processes, and technologies to protect the electric grid.
Approximately a year ago, the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) recently released version 1 of its CEA Guideline for the Selection and Use of SMART GRID Standards and revised it in June 2011. The 8 page document contains eight fundamental principles and fifteen elective criteria to provide their members (predominantly electric...
IDC is preparing a conference event in Brisbane, Australia March 21-22, 2012 that promises an opportunity to network with your peers and learn more about the latest happenings in this exciting and growing field.
Here we go, the most challenging of all steps is the first one so I will start safe (baby steps concept) by sharing with you the topics I hope to cover in this blog:
This just in from our friends at ARC. While Wurldtech may be getting its ducks in a row to lead on cybersecurity for the smart grid, that could be an overnight success several years in the making.
In a report published June 12th, Register.com's Dan Goodin reports, "The newfangled meters needed to make the smart grid work are built on buggy software that's easily hacked, said Mike Davis, a senior security consultant for IOActive.
We received this press release this morning from GE Energy. While we applaud GE and its customer for being in the forefront of Smart Grid technology, we continue to wonder, reading the release, where the security provisions come in.
I received this press release this morning:
How much is automation going to matter to the recovery from this economic meltdown? We know the answer, and it is, "we matter plenty."
This morning, an interview with Jon Wellinghoff, the new chairman of FERC appears in Salon magazine, The man has big plans. Making them happen is a whole 'nother thing.