June 4, 2015 6:12 pm
Upgrading the country’s electrical infrastructure to a modern “Smart Grid” is a pressing cybersecurity issue, many experts argue.
It’s also the goal of a new publication from the National Institute of Standards and Technology setting out a finalized framework for a revamped power grid as well as its interoperability standards.
The updated version of the framework comes after NIST finished reviewing more than 240 comments
Marianne Swanson, a senior adviser for information security at NIST, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the finalized framework.
The updated guidance includes
NIST releases second draft of Smart Grid cyber framework
NIST releases new Smart Grid roadmap
White House launches 4-pillar smart grid plan
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