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Architecture-driven smart grid security management

Markus Kammerstetter, Lucie Langer, Florian Skopik, Wolfgang Kastner
2014 Proceedings of the 2nd ACM workshop on Information hiding and multimedia security - IH&MMSec '14  
We therefore propose an architecture-driven security management approach for smart grids which goes beyond a mere abstract view without focusing too much on technical details.  ...  These risks need to be assessed, mitigated and managed in a proper way to ensure the security of both current and future energy networks.  ...  CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK We have presented an architecture-driven approach for smart grid risk management capable of bridging the gap between a high-level architectural view and specific technical security  ... 
doi:10.1145/2600918.2600937 dblp:conf/ih/KammerstetterLSK14 fatcat:dokupfrrlndolbf5plfb7ereha

Software Architectures for Smart Grid System—A Bibliographical Survey

Ramesh Ananthavijayan, Prabhakar Karthikeyan Shanmugam, Sanjeevikumar Padmanaban, Jens Holm-Nielsen, Frede Blaabjerg, Viliam Fedak
2019 Energies  
Smart grid architecture should also be modular, flexible, and adaptable to technology upgrades. In this paper, the authors have made a comprehensive review of architectures for smart grids.  ...  The software architecture is an evolving concept in smart grid systems, in which system architecture development is a challenging process.  ...  Smart grid software architecture is characterized as a large scale, multi-disciplinary, highly interconnected, data driven system.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en12061183 fatcat:wmdjrmjlqvannhxzg2gthw5624

Information standards to support application and enterprise interoperability for the smart grid

N. Hargreaves, G. Taylor, A. Carter
2012 2012 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting  
Index Terms-Common Information Model, Interoperability, Power system management, Smart grid.  ...  While secure and scalable cloud computing architectures may contribute to supporting the informatics challenges of the smart grid, this paper focuses on the essential need for business alignment with standardised  ...  CONCEPTUAL INFORMATION MANAGEMENT ARCHITECTURES It is this scenario, which makes consideration of cloud computing attractive to power utility data management in the smart grid [17] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/pesgm.2012.6345134 fatcat:e7aygisn7nawrl7jy6vtkhdvtq

Autonomous Model of Software Architecture for Smart Grids [chapter]

Zenon Chaczko, Shahrzad Aslanzadeh, Alqarni Lulwah
2015 Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing  
The report paper explores smart grid and energy efficiency, how cloud and IoT platforms are used to enhance smart software architecture for smart grids, and privacy and security issues that result from  ...  Smart grids are supported by smart software architectures which are supported by cloud platforms.  ...  Through the use of smart grids, it becomes easy to meet demand needs. In addition, smart grids ensure efficiency driven response and reliability.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-08422-0_123 fatcat:b2ig74foovakznnzul2s5kcrku

Software System Architecture of Power Grid with IPMI Approach – A Demand Aware Smart Grid

2020 International Journal of Emerging Trends in Engineering Research  
Smart grid architecture demands remote-data monitoring and robust data exchange.  ...  In short, new data oriented software architecture for smart grid system is explored.  ...  Smart grid software architecture is characterized as large scale, multi-disciplinary, highly interconnected, data driven system.  ... 
doi:10.30534/ijeter/2020/76892020 fatcat:xpzugceimffhjp2mnj7vttcpwa

Middleware Architectures for the Smart Grid: Survey and Challenges in the Foreseeable Future

José-Fernán Martínez, Jesús Rodríguez-Molina, Pedro Castillejo, Rubén de Diego
2013 Energies  
A survey on the most prominent middleware architectures for Smart Grids is presented in this paper, along with an evaluation of their features and their strong points and weaknesses.  ...  Therefore, it is only natural that efforts are being invested in improving power grid behavior and turning it into a Smart Grid.  ...  Acknowledgments This survey on middleware architectures for the Smart Grid has been done as part of the work that is being undertaken for the I3RES (ICT-based Intelligent management of Integrated RES for  ... 
doi:10.3390/en6073593 fatcat:62h7ap4lyfaejpvfuxcmkmybai

Educating the Smart Grid

Jeffrey S. Katz
2008 2008 IEEE Energy 2030 Conference  
of a smart grid, technology and architecture, and aspects for the enablement of alternative and distributed energy and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.  ...  This paper discusses several areas of experience with the "Intelligent Utility Network", IBM's nomenclature for its Smart Grid concept.  ...  Utilities learn the potential of new smart grid devices and of the capabilities and benefits brought by an integrated, modeled, architecture driven approach to the use of new grid observability coupled  ... 
doi:10.1109/energy.2008.4780998 fatcat:ywd63vdetbbc3arfgnzuf4aaxu

A Survey on Privacy-preserving Schemes for Smart Grid Communications [article]

Mohamed Amine Ferrag, Leandros A. Maglaras, Helge Janicke, Jianmin Jiang
2016 arXiv   pre-print
2) Data aggregation communications, 3) Smart grid marketing architecture, 4) Smart community of home gateways, and 5) Vehicle-to grid architecture.  ...  In addition, we review the survey articles published in the recent years that deal with Smart Grids communications, applications, standardization, and security.  ...  Following a different approach, authors in [67] and [55] specifically focus on how cloud computing (CC) could be used for energy management, information management and security of the Smart Grid.  ... 
arXiv:1611.07722v1 fatcat:rfw2j642ljajpcwxlaf5q5pmhy

An Analysis of Security and Privacy Issues in Smart Grid Software Architectures on Clouds

Yogesh Simmhan, Alok Gautam Kumbhare, Baohua Cao, Viktor Prasanna
2011 2011 IEEE 4th International Conference on Cloud Computing  
Power utilities globally are increasingly upgrading to Smart Grids that use bi-directional communication with the consumer to enable an information-driven approach to distributed energy management.  ...  Here, we present an analysis of security and privacy issues in a Smart Grids software architecture operating on different Cloud environments, in the form of a taxonomy.  ...  One outcome of Smart Grids is the advent of an information-driven approach to energy management by the utility [3] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/cloud.2011.107 dblp:conf/IEEEcloud/SimmhanKCP11 fatcat:g4nhyvszebcofj5ipddfuu65dy

Smart Grid Security: Threats, Vulnerabilities and Solutions

Fadi Aloul, A. R. Al-Ali, Rami Al-Dalky, Mamoun Al-Mardini, Wassim El-Hajj
2012 International Journal of Smart Grid and Clean Energy  
We discuss then the challenges that exist in securing the smart grid network and how the current security solutions applied for IT networks are not sufficient to secure smart grid networks.  ...  In this paper, we survey the latest on smart grid security. We highlight the complexity of the smart grid network and discuss the vulnerabilities specific to this huge heterogeneous network.  ...  Fig. 1 . 1 Domains of a smart grid [NIST]. Fig. 2 . 2 Basic network architecture [1] .  ... 
doi:10.12720/sgce.1.1.1-6 fatcat:2twceyxpnrcwbd4rrpuhk2cs34

Practical Risk Assessment Using a Cumulative Smart Grid Model
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Markus Kammerstetter, Lucie Langer, Florian Skopik, Friederich Kupzog, Wolfgang Kastner
2014 Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Smart Grids and Green IT Systems  
Together with leading manufacturers and utilities, we focused on European smart grids and analyzed existing security standards in the Smart Grid Security Guidance (SG) 2 project.  ...  As our study showed that these standards are of limited practical use to utilities, we developed a cumulative smart grid architecture model in a joint approach with manufacturers and utilities to represent  ...  While most of the existing risk assessment methods are asset-driven, the (SG) 2 project required an architecture-driven approach for developing a risk catalog.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0004860900310042 dblp:conf/smartgreens/KammerstetterLSKK14 fatcat:uaidt6qugfaw5pyc6sylw5zhxu

State of the Art 3GPP M2M Communications toward Smart Grid

Young Min Kwon
2012 KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems  
In this paper, we introduce architecture, requirements and challenges of M2M communications for smart grid.  ...  This communication paradigm has been expected as an automated control and report solution for smart grid.  ...  First we describe the network architecture to support smart grids.  ... 
doi:10.3837/tiis.2012.02.001 fatcat:lwzu2fgxibb7rcjrfjdns3bu5y

Design of Interoperable Communication Architecture for TSO-DSO Data Exchange

Nermin Suljanovic, Andrej Souvent, Gareth Taylor, Mohammed Radi, Jerome Cantenot, Eric Lambert, Hugo Morais
2019 2019 IEEE Milan PowerTech  
The model driven methodology goes through Smart Grid Architecture Model interoperability layers and leverage international standards.  ...  This paper describes a model driven methodology in order to implement an interoperable communication architecture supporting TSO-DSO information exchange.  ...  /490 Smart Grid Mandate (Sustainable Process working groups, Reference Architecture working group).  ... 
doi:10.1109/ptc.2019.8810941 fatcat:bmlidwklnbedxaq2hpa5dwg4fy

Integrating DPWS and OPC UA device-level SOA features into IEC 61850 applications

Stjepan Sucic, Bernard Bony, Laurent Guise, Francois Jammes, Ante Marusic
2012 IECON 2012 - 38th Annual Conference on IEEE Industrial Electronics Society  
The proposed solution provides an extensible Smart Grid application framework based on state-of-the-art industrial automation standards thus allowing accelerated Smart Grid integration. I.  ...  International standard IEC 61850 has been globally accepted as one of the prime movers of successful and interoperable Smart Grid integration.  ...  Integration of these Smart Grid entities has resulted in novel system management architectures such as VPPs [3] and smart homes/buildings [11] while also introducing new solutions for optimized control  ... 
doi:10.1109/iecon.2012.6389041 dblp:conf/iecon/SucicBGJM12 fatcat:wjllvowjmvflnkwjdv4yoavvq4

Integration of 5G Technologies in Smart Grid Communication-A Short Survey

Yaspy Joshva Chandrasekaran, Shine Let Gunamony, Benin Pratap Chandran
2019 International Journal of Renewable Energy Development  
Networks suitable for future smart-grid are compared with respect to standard protocols, data rate, throughput, delay, security, and routing.  ...  Appropriate algorithms are analyzed first for the convenient grid to have proper routing and security with a high-level of power transmission and distribution.  ...  Figure 2 . shows the illustration of smart grid communication architecture.  ... 
doi:10.14710/ijred.8.3.275-283 fatcat:3rkhspq3brc3tgpd42ju6xweau
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