The illusion of smart grid security
Automation Insight – May 2012
Every day, every hour, and every minute, the battle for cyber security is raging. Both governments and companies are engaged in this cyber war, wherein government secrets are revealed, personal schedules are publicized, and critical infrastructure is attacked. Reports of this activity continue to multiply: Chinese attacks on U.S. infrastructure, U.S. attacks on China, Israeli attacks on Iran, WikiLeaks, Anonymous, and the list continues.
Utility and energy leaders must face a simple, undeniable truth: Company security and key infrastructure have a very strong chance of being hacked. Attackers are very likely to breach customer data, and the number of attacks is increasing.
So, what do you do about cyber security?
Read the May 2012 Automation Insight article, "The illusion of smart grid security."
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