Power Protection: The Electrical Substation Security Checklist
Power generation is on the rise across the United States. As noted by U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), more than 4 trillion kilowatt-hours were produced nationwide last year. There’s no sign of slowdown either, given the increasingly high demand for electricity to power always-connected networks, mobile devices, and smart homes.
The result? Electrical substation security is rapidly becoming a critical concern for IT directors and property managers alike; if digital or physical threats impact the ability of the substation to regulate or transmit power, the consequences could be severe. Here’s a substation security checklist to help improve oversight and reduce total risk.