Technology & Networking in Silicon Valley & the SF Bay Area: Upcoming Meetings, Courses and Conferences
THURSDAY May 17, 2012
OEB Industry Applications Chapter
Speaker: David Brighton, RuggedCom, Inc.
Time: No-host social at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:15 PM; Dinner at 7:15 PM; Presentation continues at 8:00 PM
Cost: $25 for IEEE members, $30 for non-members. $15 for student and retired members
Place: Zio Fraedos, 611 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill
RSVP: by May 14 by email to Michael Nakamura, firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: (510) 287-2066
Trends in substation automation have converged upon a common communications architecture with the goal of having interoperability between a variety of Intelligent Electronic Devices (IEDs) found in the substation.? The network architecture currently being adopted worldwide by utilities and IED vendors alike utilizes a common underlying technology — Ethernet.? With the growth of Smart Grid and utility adoption of IEC 61850, secure Ethernet communication is critical.? However, with increased interconnection of networks come cyber security vulnerabilities previously non-existent with isolated SCADA networks.
This presentation will briefly cover a wide array of network security topics, ranging from the definitions of basic network security terms to the application of multi-layered security solutions in the utility and industrial settings.? Topics of current interest will include NERC CIP requirements, Security Vulnerabilities, and Security Strategies for Your Network.
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