Mason-IBM-NSF Research Addresses Smart Grid Cyber Security

Written by Jennifer Anzaldi on June 22nd, 2017. For the past three years, Mason has partnered with IBM and the National Science Foundation (NSF) to research and develop recommendations for cyber security leadership core competencies and governance best practices for securing the smart grid. “Electric companies and regulators have a changing vision of risk, as electric companies are regularly targeted by cyber criminals, hacktivists and nation states and in addition, as control systems are connected to networks and Internet,” said J.P. Auffret, director of research partnerships and grants initiatives at George Mason University’s School of Business. Auffret, together with Angelos Stavrou, professor of computer science in the Volgenau School of

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