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Title: Study of Security Attributes of Smart Grid Systems- Current Cyber Security Issues

Study of Security Attributes of Smart Grid Systems- Current Cyber Security Issues This document provides information for a report to congress on Smart Grid security as required by Section 1309 of Title XIII of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. The security of any future Smart Grid is dependent on successfully addressing the cyber security issues associated with the nation’s current power grid. Smart Grid will utilize numerous legacy systems and technologies that are currently installed. Therefore, known vulnerabilities in these legacy systems must be remediated and associated risks mitigated in order to increase the security and success of the Smart Grid. The implementation of Smart Grid will include the deployment of many new technologies and multiple communication infrastructures. This report describes the main technologies that support Smart Grid and summarizes the status of implementation into the existing U.S. electrical infrastructure.
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OSTI Identifier:957512
Report Number(s):INL/EXT-09-15500
TRN: US201002%%292
DOE Contract Number:DE-AC07-99ID-13727
Resource Type:Technical Report
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Research Org:Idaho National Laboratory (INL)
Sponsoring Org:DOE - OE
Country of Publication:United States
Language:English
Subject: 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS; COMMUNICATIONS; IMPLEMENTATION; SECURITY Cyber Security; Smart grid