Cybersecurity: A Key Smart Grid Priority

Cybersecurity: A Key Smart Grid Priority
Posted: 11 Aug 2011
Authors:
Himanshu Khurana
Primary Committee:
IEEE Smart Grid Newsletters
Pages: 3

While smart grid systems hold the promise of an electric grid with increased reliability and efficiency, they also increase the risk to the control systems from cyber attacks. Mitigating the risks from such attacks requires substantial changes to design and development processes so that security is built in from the ground up rather than addressed in a limited way as an afterthought.

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