Avoiding the Innovator’s Dilemma in Smart Grid Security

The final keynote at RSA Conference Abu Dhabi 2015 was given by Richard Clarke, always an interesting and challenging speaker. As I listened to his discussion of responding to cyber threats, however, I was struck by his strong emphasis on preventative measures and the relatively little discussion of the essential role of ongoing visibility and […]

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Microgrids and Smart Grid Resilience

Photo by Rob Ward, (Landis+Gyr): SPARKS Advisory Board and Project Team meetings January 2015 The SPARKS project team held a 3-day meeting recently, including both a 1-day workshop with the project’s advisory board and a 2-day workshop on our near-term deliverables. I spent much of my time working on the evaluation of various reference architectures, methodlogies and models for […]

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