Tag Archives | Smart Grid

Smart Grid Security Jitters

Over the last couple years, those in the Smart Grid security community have witnessed a number of news reports on vulnerabilities with Smart Grid technology that are not particularly flattering. For example, a widely circulated AP article called into question the security of various smart meters currently being deployed. However, the article left out some […]

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What is the Deal with Security in Smart Grid?

The panel "Cyber Security: Dealing with Your Smart Grid Insecurities” was very interesting because several people discussed security for smart grid from different perspectives. The panel consisted of: Moderator: Jeffrey Katz, chief technology officer, Electric and Utility Industry, IBM Panelists: Tim Roxey, manager of critical infrastructure protection, North American Electric Reliability Corp. (NERC) Erfan Ibrahim, […]

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IP(IPv6): The Protocol of Choice for Smart Grid(?)

At the GridCom Forum, a panel discussed the roles of IP and IPv6. In the ICT area, IP is becoming (or has become) the protocol of choice. A consensus is forming for smart grid as well. NIST’s "Framework and Roadmap for Smart Grid Interoperability Standards, Release 1.0” lists IP as one of the standards that […]

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EV, Smart Grid Synonym in Japan

When I gave a seminar on smart grid in Tokyo recently, I had a chance to exchange smart grid information with attendees. I will elaborate on that later, but I also found a very informative book on smart grid in Japan, "An Introduction to Smart Grid," by Edward Fukui. It has good coverage of smart […]

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Smart Grid Seminar in Tokyo

Next week in Tokyo, I will make a presentation to a Japanese audience regarding the status of smart grid in the U.S. Like cloud computing, smart grid gets a lot of attention in Japan. However, smart grid may mean different things or at least have a different focus in the two countries. Because of the […]

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The Green IT Perspective on Data Centers, Cloud Computing, and Sustainability

As 2009 draws to a close, I would like to ponder each element in the title of this blog. The information sources are my blog posts and others’. I will talk about data center market trends in this blog and treat the rest of the subjects later. Regulatory pressure on data centers The U.S. House […]

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