Tag: Smart Grid

Pacemakers to power plants: is nothing safe?

Those reading the world’s news bulletins over the past few weeks could be forgiven for asking themselves the question, ‘is nothing safe anymore?’. From Dick Cheney’s pacemaker to the power plants that supply the very lifeblood of our global economy, reports emerging recently have given the impression that almost anything is now vulnerable to attack. […]


Get Ready… Smart Grids are Coming to North America

America and Canada are on a mission to transform their power grids into “smart grids” of the future, where electricity meters, transformers, control centers, and even home appliances communicate with each other over mobile networks, distributing power more efficiently than ever before. No longer will utility companies need to send out workers to read meters, […]