|Presentation Date||January 17, 2013|
|Topic(s)||Smart Grid Security|
Cyber threats are increasing in severity and scope as more devices and systems become exposed to networking and other forms of digital control. The power grid is an emerging security risk because of its potentially far-reaching effects as the backbone of the modern world. With the power grid becoming "smarter", control of individual household's power is becoming more centralized and enticing target for cyber attackers. Methods of detecting cyber attacks when they happen are being developed ahead of a complete implementation of a "smart grid" to insure against a widespread infrastructural catastrophe.
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