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Sudeeptha Adgal


Sudeeptha Adgal is a senior security consultant at Synopsys. She graduated from Texas Tech University with a master's in computer science focusing on security in smart grid SCADA systems. She is passionate about security in the energy industry.

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A look at the U.S. smart grid security posture

There are three main components of any energy network: generation, transmission, and distribution. The modern energy industry has come a long way since it was a simple web of electrical devices. The system, now called a ‘smart grid,’ involves a highly integrated network of hardware and software components performing high-end computing and decision-making activities with minimal human involvement. The addition of such complex components to the basic energy grid attributes to the ‘smartness’ of the smart grid.

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