Communications Security for Field Testing Organizations

Dr. Gowri Rajappan CAP Corner, Winter 2019 CAP Corner

Cybersecurity is one of the greatest challenges to grid reliability. As more facilities and devices become IP-routable communications-enabled, the threats multiply along with the incredible productivity gains. This additional complexity impacts the work of field testing organizations in the form of a bewildering milieu of new technologies, processes, and regulations. Without awareness of the threats and security best practices, it …