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New NIST Report Sheds Some Light On Security Of The Smart Grid
Written by Daniel   
Tuesday, 29 September 2009 17:50

   First draft of Cyber Security Coordination Task Group report released

Sep 28, 2009 | 06:08 PM
By Kelly Jackson Higgins

A draft report published today by the task group heading up the security strategy and architecture for the nation's smart power grid provided an initial peek at how the grid may be secured.
The Cyber Security Coordination Task Group led by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and made up of members of the government, industry, academia, and regulatory bodies, plans to finalize the overall smart grid architecture and security requirements by March of 2010. The initial draft includes risk assessment, security priorities, as well as privacy issues. The task group will publish a second draft in December after addressing the round of comments from this first draft. [Comments...]

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