Protecting Against Cyber Threats to Electrical Distribution Systems

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It's no news that cybersecurity is increasingly becoming more and more of a concern for companies and businesses in a variety of different sectors. Often, we mostly think of cyber attacks targeting government and commercial computer networks. But with the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT), and as distributed energy systems become more popular, … [Read more...]

How Can Cybersecure Microgrids Help During Cyberattacks on the Grid?

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Michael Kilpatrick, vice president of power systems solutions for S&C Electric, explains why we need cybersecure microgrids. Kilpatrick spoke with Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge chief editor, at Microgrid 2017 in Boston. We have good reason to worry about a cyberattack on the electric grid; the threat is not "overblown," Kilpatrick said … [Read more...]

Grid Cybersecurity May Increase Costs for Distributed Energy

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Joshua  Sturtevant, Van Hilderbrand, Jeffrey Karp and Morgan Gerard, all of Sullivan & Worcester, explore grid cybersecurity in Reforming the Energy Vision (REV).   As the energy system evolves from a macro-utility-centric model to a distributed energy smart grid, a new concern has arisen quite separate from the more publicized battles over … [Read more...]