SunSpec & Sandia DER Cybersecurity Webinar: DER Software Vulnerabilities

SunSpec & Sandia DER Cybersecurity Working Group WebinarDate: July 22, 2021 Time: 9-10am Pacific Join the SunSpec & Sandia DER Cybersecurity Working Group for an educational webinar on DER Software Vulnerabilities.  About this event: This event will feature three guest speakers offering unique presentations on software vulnerabilities for Distributed Energy Resource systems. Presentation I: Software Bill of Materials […]

SUNY Erie: Solar Energy Basics

Date: Starting July 26th, 2021 Course Number: Credits: 1.00 unit(s) Related Certificate Programs: For questions related to this course visit sunspeccyberguardians.org or contact membership@sunspec.org. About the Course: The transition to renewable energy, driven by the needs of society and state-level policies requiring solar PV (photovoltaics) on every new residential structure, will make rooftop solar and […]

SUNY Erie: System Cybersecurity for IEEE 2030.5 Networks

Date: Starting August 16th, 2021 Course Number: Credits: 1.00 unit(s) Related Certificate Programs: For questions related to this course visit sunspeccyberguardians.org or contact membership@sunspec.org.About the Course: As society’s demand for energy switches from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources such as solar and wind, the location and number of energy generation systems is changing dramatically. […]

SunSpec and Sandia DER Cybersecurity Webinar: Cyber-Physical Solutions for Defending PV Systems

Cyber-Physical Solutions for Defending PV Systems: Proactive Intrusion Detection and Mitigation System SensorDate: August 26th, 2021 Time: 9-10am Pacific About the Event: This DOE Solar Energy Technologies Office project is developing a proactive intrusion detection and mitigation system (PIDMS) sensor to protect distributed energy resource (DER) systems; specifically, this work focuses on photovoltaic inverter communications. The PIDMS […]

SUNY Erie: DER Communication Installation Considerations

Date: Starting July 26th, 2021 Course Number: Credits: 1.00 unit(s) Related Certificate Programs: For questions related to this course visit sunspeccyberguardians.org or contact membership@sunspec.org.About the Course: With the passage of IEEE 1547-2018, as of 2021 nearly all Distributed Energy Resources, including solar PV, energy storage systems, and natural gas/diesel generators, will be required to communicate […]

SunSpec and Sandia DER Cybersecurity Webinar: Zero Trust Security for Distributed Energy Resources

SunSpec & Sandia DER Cybersecurity Webinar: Zero Trust & Multi-party Access Control for DERsDate: September 14, 2021 Time: 8-9am Pacific Securing distributed energy resources is challenging due to multi-party access control coupled with shortcomings of traditional perimeter based security models. New concepts and technologies such as zero trust and distributed ledgers are transforming security for digital […]