Jun 19, 2015
The double-edged sword presented by the "Internet of Things" as it
relates to U.S. power and telecom grids, manufacturing, supply
chains and cybersecurity
How has the energy grid changed recently?
The shifting utility business model: A pivot toward customer
The opportunities for grid analytics (reliability, distributed
The grid and the "Internet of Things."
Training the next generation grid engineer (including the EPIC
program at UNC Charlottehttp://epic.uncc/edu/).
Current areas where utilities are adopting the power of
Security is too often an afterthought and a cost-center problem
that's dominated by complacency (especially when a breach hasn't
Security - both cyber and physical - needs to be a boardroom-level
For the ongoing development of the IoT, security may become a
bigger concern than privacy. Privacy will work itself out through
market forces and government regulations. Not so much with
The energy/utilities, telecom, transportation systems need
instantaneous detection of "out of normal" activity AND machine
learning capabilities that can decide the next best action to
What if the Arizona incident had been an attack on a national
Should the government mandate infrastructure security
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