publication . Article . 2012

Cyber security and vulnerability of 'smart' power grids

Jovanović, Slobodan;
Open Access Serbian
Smart power grids deliver electric energy from generation to consumers using two-way Smart Meter technology (smart meters), enabling remote control of consumer energy use. However, smart power grids are increasingly very attractive targets for hackers and terrorists. This paper discusses the key characteristics of cyber security/vulnerability of smart power grids, and their communication architecture, and their vulnerability points. Then, it describes guidelines which are needed to be implemented to achieve cyber security and minimize cyber vulnerability in smart power grids, and a question of development of their cyber security standards. Finally, the plan for ...
free text keywords: information infrastructure, logical interface, distributed intelligence, distributed generation
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