Cyber Security in Smart Grid: An IT Solution for Energy Assurance and Grid Infrastructure

Pages: 13 Published: December 18, 2013 Report Code: GDSG0082VPT

Smart grid infrastructure involves advanced information and communication technologies, making cyber security crucial. Globally, countries are considering the importance of implementing cyber security measures and, with the help of collaboration between industry and governments, a number of measures have been undertaken. Major organizations such as the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the US, the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA), and the European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS) are playing an important role in advancing smart grid cyber security by establishing standards and forming partnerships with utilities to locate vulnerabilities. A number of smart grid cyber security announcements have been made in recent years and have advanced the need for cyber security in power grids. Key smart grid cyber security vendors include International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), Cisco Systems, Inc, N-Dimension Solutions Inc., Leidos Holdings Inc, Symantec Corporation, NXP Semiconductors N.V. and S&C Electric Company, and are now offering security products which assist in overcoming cyber attacks.


Key organizations supporting cyber security activities.

Major announcements on cyber security products and services.

Key competitors in cyber security market space.

Reasons to Buy

Gain insight into the role of cyber security as an IT solution for energy assurance and grid infrastructure.

Comprehend the major organizations promoting smart grid cyber security activities.

Identify the key partnerships and general announcements in smart grid cyber security market.

Gain insight into the key products and service offerings by top cyber security firms.

Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents 1

1.1 List of Tables 1

2 Summary 2

3 Cyber Security in Smart Grid: An IT Solution for Energy Assurance and Grid Infrastructure 2

3.1 Major Organizations Promoting the Development of Smart Grid Cyber Security 3

3.2 Major Cyber Security Announcements on the Rise 4

3.3 Key Players Involved in the Cyber Security Market 6

4 Appendix 11

4.1 Abbreviations 11

4.2 Bibliography 11

4.3 Methodology 11

4.4 Contact Us 13

4.5 Disclaimer 13

List of Tables

1.1 List of Tables

Table 1: Cyber Security, Global, Major Announcements, 2011–2013 4

Table 2: International Business Machines Corporation, Key Facts, 2013 6

Table 3: Cisco Systems, Inc., Key Facts, 2013 7

Table 4: N-Dimension Solutions Inc., Key Facts, 2013 7

Table 5: Leidos Holdings Inc., Key Facts, 2013 8

Table 6: Symantec Corporation, Key Facts, 2013 8

Table 7: NXP Semiconductors N.V., Key Facts, 2013 9

Table 8: S&C Electric Company, Key Facts, 2013 10

Table 9: Abbreviations 11

List of Figures



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