Securing a Smarter Grid: Risk Management in Power Utility Networks

by Matthew E. Luallen Sept. 1, 2017 via SANS Institute

Electricity provides the foundation on which all of society stands. It has come a long way from the early days, when Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse competed to gain support for their respective DC and AC technologies. Today’s power grids circle the world, providing AC electricity to billions of people. And now these grids themselves are getting smarter, thanks to modern-day technologies supporting what were once decentralized pneumatic manual controls.