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SealedGRID: A Secure Interconnection of Technologies for Smart Grid Applications

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In recent years, the Smart Grid has increasingly integrated cutting-edge technologies that generate several benefits for all the stakeholders involved, such as a more accurate billing system and enhanced Demand Response procedures. However, this modernization also brings with it diverse cyber security and privacy issues, which sets the necessity for developing a security platform specifically tailored to this scenario. In this paper, we present SealedGRID, which proposes a flexible architecture that provides security services at all levels by implementing Trusted Execution Environments on their devices, together with advanced authentication and authorization mechanisms, as well as privacy preserving techniques. These technologies are presented in depth and a final security analysis is conducted, which highlights the contributions of this project.

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This work was supported by the European Commission under the SealedGRID project (H2020-MSCA-RISE-2017) with GA no. 777996.

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Farao, A., Rubio, J.E., Alcaraz, C., Ntantogian, C., Xenakis, C., Lopez, J. (2020). SealedGRID: A Secure Interconnection of Technologies for Smart Grid Applications. In: Nadjm-Tehrani, S. (eds) Critical Information Infrastructures Security. CRITIS 2019. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 11777. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-37670-3_14

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