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Chapter 8. Securing the Utility Companie... > Smart Grid Security Program - Pg. 143

CHAPTER Securing the Utility Companies INFORMATION IN THIS CHAPTER · Smart Grid Security Program · Top 12 Technical Practices to Secure the Smart Grid 8 We previously discussed the threats to utility companies in Chapter 3, "Threats and Impacts: Utility Companies & Beyond." We also reviewed how to attack utility companies in Chapter 7, "Attacking the Utility Companies." In this chapter, we will take a look at how to secure the utility companies. First, we will examine the softer side of security; how to develop and mature an effective information security program through the use of standards. Then, we will dive into the technical side of security; reviewing the technologies that can protect the utility companies' smart