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May 13, 2021

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NIST releases draft publication for securing distributed energy power grid resources

By Sara Friedman / April 23, 2021

A new draft publication from the National Institute of Standards and Technology explores how to secure industrial Internet of Things distributed energy resources on the power grid and proposes a solution for monitoring and detecting suspicious behavior.

The two-volume publication, “Securing the Industrial Internet of Things: Cybersecurity for Distributed Energy Resources,” was released by NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence on Thursday.

NIST said, “The use of small-scale distributed energy resources (DERs), such as wind and solar photovoltaics, are...

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