Executing cyber security attacks on a smart grid testbed

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dc.contributor.author Olayokun, Olaoluwa
dc.date.accessioned 2016-05-13T17:45:10Z
dc.date.available 2016-05-13T17:45:10Z
dc.date.copyright 2016 en_US
dc.date.issued 2016-05-13
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1828/7301
dc.description.abstract Smart Grids have emerged as a very crucial platform for providing timely, efficient, and uninterrupted power supply to consumers. Communication networks in smart grid bring increased connectivity with increased severe security vulnerabilities and challenges. Smart grid can be a prime target for cyber attack because of its critical nature. As a result, smart grid security is already getting a lot of attention from governments, energy industries, and consumers. The threat of malicious attacks against the security of the Smart Grid infrastructure cannot be overlooked. In this project we created a testbed to simulate attacks on a smart grid power distribution environment. This allows studying the impact and extent of damage an attack can cause to a grid, and provides a platform to investigate, in future research, adequate empirical protection models and tools for smart grid. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.rights Available to the World Wide Web en_US
dc.subject smart grid en_US
dc.subject security en_US
dc.subject testbed en_US
dc.subject cybersecurity en_US
dc.title Executing cyber security attacks on a smart grid testbed en_US
dc.type project en_US
dc.contributor.supervisor Traore, Issa
dc.degree.department Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering en_US
dc.degree.level Master of Engineering M.Eng. en_US
dc.description.scholarlevel Graduate en_US

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