Nice work by Andrew Krekow in representing Second Sight in an expert panel discussion at the SCADA Tech Summit. For those that don’t know, it stands for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition. Second Sight, Freewave, and 4RF discussing a host of topics around deploying the most reliable and secure wireless SCADA networks.
SSS is excited to be at the UTC Telecom & Technology 2017 event in Charlotte, North Carolina. It’s a jam-packed program bringing together top utility thought leaders and the latest technology providers for a week of educational sessions, training, workshops and demos. A big focus has been on harnessing IT/OT synergies to build more secure networks. SSS is a leading provider of secure network solutions for utilities and champions IT/OT-driven innovation for a better, more resilient grid.
No utility wants to make the news for a cyber breach, let alone pay the price of a ransom demanded by cyber gangsters. Yet every single day, utilities are on the brink – that is – just one nefarious hacking scheme, or one employee slip-up from falling victim. But it doesn’t have to be this way.
See our line of GE MDS radios at booth #845! If you’re reading this now, chances are you’re on your way to DistribuTECH 2017 in San Diego. DistribuTECH is the leading annual electric power transmission and distribution conference that addresses technologies used to move electricity from the power plant through the transmission and distribution systems to the meter and inside the home. Read more
This past October, SSS met with dozens of rural co-ops at the Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation’s Engineering and Operations Workshop. The conversation was unanimous — rural utilities urgently need SCADA upgrades, network security, and affordable radio solutions. To meet the demand, rural co-ops are looking to GE MDS (GE MCR) radios with built-in routing and firewalls to protect electrical distribution systems and reduce outages, but at a fraction of the cost of traditional IT network firewall devices and software.
October’s Hurricane Matthew put the smart grid to the ultimate test. The tropical cyclone packing sustained winds of up to 150mph cut off power to 2.2 million homes and businesses in the U.S. Southeast. In the final analysis, the smart grid performed well against such extreme weather. By making the grid self-healing, advanced sensors and automation helped utilities avert prolonged outages. Here’s how Florida Power & Light and other utilities were able to out-smart Hurricane Matthew and other storms.
Second Sight Systems to ensure NERC cybersecurity compliance providing communications installation, configuration, and testing for multi-substation project for Ameren Corporation.