Data-in-Flight Cybersecurity Workgroup Kick-off


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Date

February 13, 2019
9:00 am Pacific

This work group is dedicated to cybersecurity for Distributed Energy Resources (DERs), led by industry experts from SunSpec Alliance, Sandia National Laboratories and GridSME. The work group will determine security requirements that either don’t exist or are poorly defined in various DER communication protocols including IEEE 1815, IEC 62351, SunSpec Modbus and IEEE 2030.5 and for data-in-flight paths, examples being between utility and DER gateways. The group will also document existing security requirements.

Agenda

  • Introduction of the Work Group Leaders and Speakers
  • Context of Work Group in DER Cybersecurity Landscape
  • Description of the SunSpec/Sandia Cybersecurity Working Group and Overall Agenda
  • Description of Data-in-Flight Work Group and Overall Objectives
  • SunSpec Official PKI Status
  • Overview of the Meeting Process
  • Call to Action for the Work Group and Next Steps

Speakers

  • Tom Tansy, Chairman, SunSpec Alliance
  • Ifeoma Onunkwo, Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Nicholas Manka, SCADA and Security Consultant, GridSME
  • Ron Ih, Dir. Business Development, Kyrio Security Solutions

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