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Smart Meter Gateways: Options for a BSI-Compliant Integration of Energy Management Systems

Kevin Förderer, Manuel Lösch, Ralf Növer, Marilen Ronczka, Hartmut Schmeck
2019 Applied Sciences  
The introduction of Smart Meter Gateways (SMGWs) to buildings and households creates new opportunities and challenges for energy management systems.  ...  While SMGWs provide interfaces for accessing recorded information and enable communication to external parties, they also restrict data access to protect the privacy of inhabitants and facility owners.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors would like to point out that two of the co-authors are employed by Power Plus Communications AG, a manufacturer of Smart Meter Gateways.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app9081634 fatcat:qsaouowedzbzdpkyh75m5vktfe

Smart Metering for Intelligent Buildings

Natasa Zivic, Obaid Ur-Rehman, Christoph Ruland
2016 Transactions on Networks and Communications  
Liberalization of the metering market requires few strong security and privacy requirements for the metering data.  ...  Smart metering provides instantaneous and accumulative metering information to the service providers on electricity, gas, water etc.  ...  The results were applied and tested for the smart metering gateways according to the German BSI PP model (see Fig.5 ). A prototype was developed to show the applicability of the idea.  ... 
doi:10.14738/tnc.45.2234 fatcat:isewprsr2nbnjeqw3ik6fwovdm

IoT Frameworks and Complexity [chapter]

Sunil Cheruvu, Anil Kumar, Ned Smith, David M. Wheeler
2019 Demystifying Internet of Things Security  
Triggers for controlling actuation may also be configured or reset as part of normal operation. The decimal notation of Altitude in meters above sea level. The accuracy of the position in meters.  ...  Although D-Bus can support security at the IP layer, it relies on the application endpoint for end-to-end data protection. 28 When the Open Connectivity Foundation and  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4842-2896-8_2 fatcat:amuzgyvgyjakvln6b5il2emsha

On Blockchain and IoT Integration Platforms: Current Implementation Challenges and Future Perspectives

Clement Nartey, Eric Tutu Tchao, James Dzisi Gadze, Eliel Keelson, Griffith Selorm Klogo, Benjamin Kommey, Kwasi Diawuo, Maria Fazio
2021 Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing  
The security and privacy aspect of BIoT applications are also analyzed, and several relevant solutions to improve the scalability and throughput of such applications are proposed.  ...  This means blockchain can help to solve most of the security vulnerabilities and traceability concerns of IoTs by using blockchain as a ledger that can keep track of how devices interact, in which state  ...  [2] Data privacy preservation The authors in these papers provide blockchain-based encryption techniques to help preserve the privacy of the users and nodes on the blockchain.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/6672482 fatcat:vpnamif4cjbwvo5tyzrde3gs2q

Workplace surveillance: examining current instruments, limitations and legal background issues

Ulrike Hugl
2013 Tourism & Management Studies  
Reasons for employers to monitor employees' behavior are manifold: from an avoidance of malicious insider threats, the prevention of image damage, increased productivity, and through to reduced costs.  ...  The main part of the paper focuses on an analysis of currently used monitoring instruments and the Austrian legal framework of employee surveillance and related privacy issues.  ...  The German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) states: "In general, an organisation can choose between the technologies of contact cards and contactless cards.  ... 
doaj:72a8d5dfe5194c17bdb32204e6666769 fatcat:aiuawgyyeraozgzizwuitxcyle

Smart Meter Gateways: Options for a BSI-compliant integration of energy management systems

K. Förderer, M. Lösch, R. Növer, M. Ronczka, H. Schmeck
The introduction of Smart Meter Gateways (SMGWs) to buildings and households creates new opportunities and challenges for energy management systems.  ...  While SMGWs provide interfaces for accessing recorded information and enable communication to external parties, they also restrict data access to protect the privacy of inhabitants and facility owners.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors would like to point out that two of the co-authors are employed by Power Plus Communications AG, a manufacturer of Smart Meter Gateways.  ... 
doi:10.5445/ir/1000096231 fatcat:hqawu4efz5e23jhocivhktg6ru

A Survey on Privacy for B5G/6G: New Privacy Goals, Challenges, and Research Directions [article]

Chamara Sandeepa, Bartlomiej Siniarski, Nicolas Kourtellis, Shen Wang, Madhusanka Liyanage
2022 arXiv   pre-print
Next, this work provides a set of solutions applicable to the proposed architecture of B5G/6G networks to mitigate the challenges.  ...  Based on the taxonomy, the paper then conceptualizes a set of privacy goals for the B5G/6G and the challenges that appear as barriers to reaching these goals.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT This work is partly supported by European Union in SPA-TIAL (Grant No: 101021808), Academy of Finland in 6Genesis (grant no. 318927) and Science Foundation Ireland under CONNECT phase 2  ... 
arXiv:2203.04264v1 fatcat:blbzfjy73fhlvammlwsgfmso5y

Investigation into Various IoT (Internet of things) Architectures, Standards, Alliances

Navdeep Kaur Rai
In my project I am going to do discuss about the evolution of IoT and its applications and usage in various fields such as environment and wildlife monitoring, infrastructure management, industrial applications  ...  and the wireless connectivity mediums and Security requirements.  ...  Smart home security system constitute of different kinds of codes, detectors and cameras to provide security.  ... 
doi:10.7939/r3-2z0j-vg10 fatcat:ijzwd7ne5nci3dnzgp6zrx7pgm

Analysing Smart Metering Systems from a Consumer Perspective [article]

Rani Yesudas, University, The Australian National, University, The Australian National
Many countries are deploying smart meters and Advanced Metering Infrastructure systems as part of demand management and grid modernisation efforts.  ...  Additionally, the data collected from smart meters have security and privacy implications for the consumer.  ...  The meter also has communication modules to connect to Neighbourhood Area Network (NAN) and Home Area Network (HAN). The smart meter communicates to IHD via the HAN network.  ... 
doi:10.25911/5d70ebec2c345 fatcat:j4h7tuxxy5doljppm2umhybyjq

Engineering Local Electricity Markets for Residential Communities

Esther Marie Mengelkamp
The (micro) market structure is investigated with regards to LEM business models, information systems and real-world application projects.  ...  Then, the Smart Grid Architecture Model is utilized to derive the organizational, informational, and technical requirements for centralized and distributed information systems in LEMs.  ...  Standardized data models for smart meters will need to be employed once standardized and certified smart meters with smart meter gateways are installed in the project.  ... 
doi:10.5445/ir/1000095229 fatcat:suz7qpadfjgtje2uoiopffpoxq

Cyber risks and cybersecurity : risk communication and regulation strategies in the United States and Germany [article]

Kathrin Ulmer, Universität Stuttgart
The dissertation explores and analyzes political communication and regulatory processes related to cyber risks and cybersecurity in the United States and Germany in the time period from 2007 to 2016 with  ...  Two overarching frames are found for each country: For the United States, a homeland security frame and a technological leadership frame can be identified; for Germany, a security of supply frame as well  ...  and applications are used, for example smart homes or smart cars, but many are insufficiently protected (ibid.).  ... 
doi:10.18419/opus-11444 fatcat:c3zu3fzlsfar7dr24aum76q3ja

Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe Electronic Payment Systems in European Countries Country Synthesis Report Final Report Elektronische Zahlungssysteme in den Ländern Europa-Zusammenfassender Länderbericht Electronic Payment Systems in European Coun-tries-Country Synthesis Report

Knud Böhle, Michael Rader, Ulrich Riehm, Anna Arbussà, Anna Backlund, Knud Böhle, Morten Falch, Charles Goldfinger, Phi-Lippe Herbin, Jos Leyten, Michael Rader, Ulrich Riehm (+14 others)
1999 unpublished
Abstract The report contains results from a project by the European Science and Technology Observatory (ESTO).  ...  It contains a series of country-specific analyses on existing payment systems and ongoing or planned initiatives, in particular for electronic money, covering ten European countries:  ...  This early compromise towards smart cards may be seen as an advantage for the development of new secure payment systems such as payments over open networks.  ... 

Intermediation and Governance of Digital Flows: Canadian Internet Service Providers as Instruments of Public Policy

Michael Zajko
This dissertation examines the related trend of intermediation, or the ascendance of new internet intermediaries and their growing significance in our lives.  ...  Among these institutions, Internet Service Providers (ISPs) occupy a fundamental position in the internet's topography as operators of material infrastructure, rooted in territories where multiple government  ...  , 2015a) , the transformation to smart pipes has proceeded quietly in the interests of security.  ... 
doi:10.7939/r3wm1484p fatcat:cqzv3jgjivbz7eexnvhl6fxqty

DIGITAL BRITAIN-Final Report DIGITAL BRITAIN Final Report Presented to Parliament by The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and the Minister for Communications, Technology and Broadcasting. By Command of Her Majesty

2009 unpublished
Assisted Living, Informatics Transport: • • Intelligent transport systems and services Energy and built environment: • • Smart grid and smart meters (DECC) and smart homes Education: • • Social inclusion  ...  also be used to trial automated systems such as smart meters and buildings monitoring.  ...  Her publishers, aware of the link between "digital word-of-mouth" and book sales, encouraged her to create a Facebook presence, while advertising the book-of-the-blog on YouTube.  ... 

Dagstuhl Reports, Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2013, Complete Issue [article]

Examples for systems with secure elements are cars with secure elements as investigated in the German funded project SEIS, the smart meter gateway solution as specified by the German BSI (Bundesamt für  ...  , and smart metering gateways. 4 Overview of Working Groups Challenges: Compositional Certification In virtually all domains of modern computing systems, software size and system complexity are growing  ...  and the remote application requesting the security service.  ... 
doi:10.4230/dagrep.3.1 fatcat:tt7daiu6fjhb3i3npxmz5ul2gy
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