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Smart cars, smart phones, smart TVs, and now smart meters. Smart systems simplify our lives and smart meters are the latest “smart” technology to make an impact. And though there are several benefits to implementing smart meters, like enabling cost and energy savings for end users and utility companies, just because it’s labeled “smart” doesn’t mean It’s secure. In this blog post we uncover some of the major security vulnerabilities inherent in deploying smart meters, and what can be done to ensure sensitive data is protected.
As smart meters continue to replace previous models, such as analog meters, utility companies are faced with a myriad of issues to address that were not present prior to this increased state of connectivity. Data protection is top of mind for all involved, whether it’s the consumer or the meter manufacturers. These increased concerns are not just limited to the availability of an increased amount of personal information being collected, but also to the numerous attack vectors introduced to the Smart Grid System.
The sheer scale of encryption keys required in the near future can be daunting. Very few encryption strategies are equipped to handle billions of encryption keys. Let us help you understand, at a glance, how the numbers can quickly get out of control.
Utility meters are an important part of modern life that are often overlooked. Every modern home or workplace has them to keep track of water, gas, and electricity usage. As smart meter adoption grows, what are the security considerations we must address?
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