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Release of NIST Interagency Report 7628 Revision 1, Guidelines for Smart Grid Cybersecurity



Victoria Y. Pillitteri, Tanya L. Brewer, Larry Feldman, Gregory A. Witte


The United States has embarked on a major transformation of its electric power infrastructure. This vast infrastructure upgrade--extending from homes and businesses to fossil-fuel-powered generating plants and wind farms--is central to national efforts to increase energy efficiency, reliability, and security; to transition to renewable sources of energy; to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; and to build a sustainable economy that ensures future prosperity. These and other prospective benefits of "smart" electric power grids are being pursued across the globe.
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advanced metering infrastructure, architecture, cryptography, cybersecurity, electric grid, privacy, security requirements, smart grid


Pillitteri, V. , Brewer, T. , Feldman, L. and Witte, G. (2014), Release of NIST Interagency Report 7628 Revision 1, Guidelines for Smart Grid Cybersecurity, ITL Bulletin, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed July 24, 2024)


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Created September 29, 2014, Updated February 19, 2017