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The Increasing Importance of Security for the Smart Grid



Securing the Smart Grid – Critical Step as Technology Shifts

Securing the Smart Grid

A Smart Grid electric power system delivers electricity from producers to consumers using two-way Smart Meter technology that can remotely control consumer electricity use. This can help utilities conserve energy, reduce costs, increase reliability and transparency, and make processes more efficient. However, the increasing use of IT-based electric power systems increases cyber security vulnerabilities, and this increases the importance of cyber security.  Read Full Article





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