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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 20 Issue 2

Products

Digi International's XLR PRO line of radios for ultrareliable, long-range wireless data transmission for Ethernet and serial devices is ideal for industries with remote assets such as utilities and precision agriculture.

Attention! All Eyes on Utility Fleets

Paul Hull, a contributing author to Utility Products magazine, writes that utility vehicle drivers have two professions: skilled driver and skilled technician. He shares ways to keep fleets healthy, drivers safe and departments efficient.

The Evolution of Switchgear Dielectric Technology

G&W Electric's Karla Trost tells the chronology of switchgear in the electric power industry, along with the positives and negatives of specific types.

How to Secure Utility Infrastructure Holistically

Gedi Jomantas of Motorola Solutions explores the evolution of utility infrastructure and provides five steps toward a holistic security solution.

The Growing Threat of Denial-of-Service Attacks

Sahba Kazerooni of Security Compass lists four ways DDoS attacks have evolved and six things the electric and gas industries must do to keep up with the growing cyberthreat.

A Digital Utility Imperative: Protecting Your Customer Data

PwC's Alan Conkle, Matt Wilson and Dave Sands share results of their company's 2015 "Global State of Information Security Survey," which shows reported cybersecurity breaches are up 25 percent during the past 12 months.

The Financial Stakes of the 100-year-old National Electrical Safety Code

Mike Hyland of NESC and the American Public Power Association writes that the code is amid an eight-month period of open commentary on proposed changes for the 2017 edition.

Ceiva Energy Achieves Premier Level of Security Certification

Ceiva Energy, a utility-controlled home energy management system (HEMS) company, has earned the ISO/IEC 27001:2005 Management System certificate, an international mark of excellence for security and privacy, the company announced.