Securing the Smart Grid Information Exchange
Conference: VDE-Kongress 2012 - Intelligente Energieversorgung der Zukunft
11/05/2012 - 11/06/2012 at Stuttgart, Deutschland
Proceedings: VDE-Kongress 2012
Pages: 6Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Fries, Steffen; Falk, Rainer (Siemens AG, Corporate Technology, Munich, Germany)
The smart grid is based on information exchange between various stakeholders using open communication technologies to control the physical electric grid through the information grid. Protection against cyber attacks is essential to ensure a reliable operation of the smart grid. This challenge is addressed by various regulatory, standardization, and research activities. After giving an overview of the security demand of a smart grid, existing and appearing standardization activities are described.