New SGIP White Paper Addresses Smart Grid Security with Broadcast Communications

SGIP today announced the release of a free white paper that addresses the issue of cybersecurity for smart grid broadcast communications. Smart Grid System Security with Broadcast Communications was published by the Home/Building/Industry-to-Grid Domain Expert Working Group (H/B/I2G DEWG) at SGIP. The white paper is for utilities, energy service providers and vendors of energy management equipment. It explains how home-based devices can authenticate the sources of broadcast messages. “Communications with devices at the grid edge is a necessary component for interoperability, but it could be compromised,” said Aaron Smallwood, Vice President, Technology, SGIP. “By understanding the cybersecurity risks associated with broadcast communications and how to protect against them, smart grids can be made more secure.”…. [Persbericht]


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