Cover Story

Cyber Warriors

Cyber security is a very important topic with serious ramifications, both financial and operational, if not done properly. One of the typical issues raised is why worry about cyber security when it is easier to shoot out an insulator and cause a power outage. In response to the insulator question, it is easy to state: the shooting of the insulator leaves forensic evidence that is typically not captured during a cyber security attack. In order to cause widespread outages through physical destruction, larger numbers of people need to be involved in order to simultaneously attack widely separated resources; and physical attacks require the attackers to be located near the asset that they desire to attack. More

Ad: Omicron CMC 356
Ad: Schneider Electric is your one provider for the entire MiCOM family
Ad: Digital Generator Protection System