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Detection of Cyber Attacks in Power Distribution Energy Management Systems


Abstract The objective of this thesis is to detect certain cyber attacks in a power distribution ener-gy management system in a Smart Grid infrastructure. In the Smart Grid, signals are sent be-tween the distribution operator and the customer on a real-time basis. Signals are used for auto-mated energy management, protection and energy metering. This thesis aims at making use of various signals in the system to detect cyber attacks. The focus of the thesis is on a cyber attack that changes the parameters of the energy management system. The attacks considered change the set points, thresholds for energy management decisions, signal multipliers, and other digitally stored parameters that ultimately determine the transfer functions of the components. ... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Ravi, Vaithinathan (Author) / Heydt, Gerald T (Advisor) / Karady, George (Committee member) / Sankar, Lalitha (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Electrical engineering
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 86 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Electrical Engineering 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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