IEC Technology Report Cyber security:2019
Cyber security and resilience guidelines for the smart energy operational environment
Simultaneously, the energy sector has accelerated its evolution towards digitization thus heightening its reliance on cyber assets, including systems, controllers and intelligent devices, to manage the delivery of electrical energy.
However, these cyber assets present serious challenges and businesses must determine how to cope with the reality of deliberate cyber attacks as well as how to remain resilient in the face of inadvertent cyber threats arising from personnel mistakes, the complexity of systems, equipment failure and natural disaster. Energy businesses that traditionally addressed only the system engineering process must now include cyber security services and technologies.
This IEC Technology Report provides guidelines to help executives in the smart energy operational environment understand the necessary cyber security policies, procedures and technologies that need to be implemented. It was prepared by the task force on cyber security in the IEC Systems Committee on Smart energy Working Group 3.
This IEC Technology Report is available for free download.
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