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Oct 26

UT COE Distinguished Seminar: Power Grid Cyber Infrastructure

October 26, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dr. Bill Sanders from the University of Illinois will be on the UTK campus to give a COE Distinguished Seminar at 4 pm in Min Kao 622 on “Challenges and Approaches for a Trustworthy Power Grid Cyber Infrastructure.”

Abstract: The vision for a modernized “Smart Grid” involves the use of an advanced computing, communication and control cyber infrastructure for enhancing current grid operations by enabling timely interactions among a range of entities. The coupling between the power grid and its cyber infrastructure is inherent, and the extent to which the Smart Grid vision can be achieved depends upon the functionality and robustness of the cyber infrastructure.

This talk describes some of the research at the DOE- and DHS-funded Trustworthy Cyber Infrastructure for the Power Grid (TCIPG) Center which is aimed at ensuring that the power grid cyber infrastructure is protected both from accidental failures and malicious attacks from adversaries ranging from casual hackers to nation states.

The goal of TCIPG is to provide resilience in the nation’s electric grid cyber infrastructure such that it continues to deliver electricity and maintain critical operations even in the presence of cyber attacks. Achieving this goal will involve the extension, integration, design, and development of IT technologies imbibed with key properties of real-time availability, integrity, authentication and confidentiality.

If you cannot attend in person, there is a link to watch the live webcast at:


October 26, 2015
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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