02 November 2010 Securing Smart Grid Devices Using Virtualization to Protect the Grid Energy providers and governments worldwide are looking for ways to upgrade their energy systems. A big part of these efforts is the smart grid concept, which introduces networking and automation across the electrical system. The smart grid can give consumers and suppliers alike better monitoring and control of power consumption, leading to increased reliability, higher efficiency, and lower costs. However, computerization and connectivity bring with them the threat of security breaches and attacks. Author Bill Graham, product marketing manager, VxWorks, Wind River. Associate Member of the Intel® Embedded Alliance Related Downloads 28920\ie_template_4_windriver.pdf Comment on this article Websites http://subscribe.embeddedinnovator.com/ Companies Intel Corporation This material is protected by MA Business copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team. What you think about this article: Add your comments Name Email Comments Your comments/feedback may be edited prior to publishing. Not all entries will be published. Please view our Terms and Conditions before leaving a comment.