An Analysis of Security and Privacy Issues in Smart Grid Software Architectures on Clouds

  title={An Analysis of Security and Privacy Issues in Smart Grid Software Architectures on Clouds},
  author={Yogesh L. Simmhan and Alok Gautam Kumbhare and Baohua Cao and Viktor K. Prasanna},
  journal={2011 IEEE 4th International Conference on Cloud Computing},
Power utilities globally are increasingly upgrading to Smart Grids that use bi-directional communication with the consumer to enable an information-driven approach to distributed energy management. Clouds offer features well suited for Smart Grid software platforms and applications, such as elastic resources and shared services. However, the security and privacy concerns inherent in an information-rich Smart Grid environment are further exacerbated by their deployment on Clouds. Here, we… CONTINUE READING
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