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Attacks on Authentication and Authorization Models in Smart Grid

  • Trupil Limbasiya
  • Aakriti Arya
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Part of the Advances in Information Security book series (ADIS, volume 71)

Abstract

The evolution of a conventional electric grid infrastructure can be dated back to 1880s when the outstanding sources of energy were based on hydraulics and gas energy. But one cannot only depend upon the classic electric grid system in today’s digital world. However, the smart grid and smart micro grid provide electric power in many efficient and measured ways, which are helpful in the technology-enabled market. Accordingly, in this chapter, we explain structure of the smart grid and discuss various authentication schemes associated with it. We have described different security parameters and varied attacks, which should be considered for successful and secure usage of the smart grid system.

Keywords

Authentication Data Security Smart Gird 

Notes

Acknowledgements

We are grateful to the anonymous reviewers for their noteworthy time and effort in suggesting their exceptional views on the chapter in the review process. In addition, we are thankful to editors for the handling of this book. This work is partially supported by NIIT University, Neemrana, India.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Trupil Limbasiya
    • 1
  • Aakriti Arya
    • 2
  1. 1.Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), PilaniGoaIndia
  2. 2.NIIT UniversityNeemranaIndia

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