Author: RWTH

Cyber Security in Electrical Power Grids

Electrical power grids are part of what we call critical infrastructures and are essential for maintaining structure and order within our society. In the past, power grids were characterized by proprietary, isolated, legacy equipment, which in turn provided a barrier to malicious intrusion into the power system. Over time, the power grids have changed, becoming more efficient through more automation and digitalization and connected more with the outside world, thus, breaking the barrier that once protected the system from malicious external influences.

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