CABA Information Series

(IS-2012-86) Utility Cyber Security

This report from Pike Research was published in the fourth quarter of 2011 and provides a perspective on seven cyber security trends to watch within the smart grid space. Based upon 18 months of research by Pike Research, they provide forecasts of cyber security investments partitioned by region and segments through to 2018. The report continues on to expose that the lack of enforceable standards and the aging infrastructure could lead to vulnerabilities for the smart grid, and suggests that a system-level consideration of security must be followed. The report finishes up by proposing the top five most promising solutions to solving some of these smart grid cyber security concerns, including control network isolation and data encryption.





















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