Posts tagged as protection

2016 will see a significant evolution in cyber espionage tradecraft

  In 2016 the world will see significant evolution in cyber espionage tradecraft. First, there will be a dra”persistence”, with a greater focus on memory-resident or fileless malware, reducing the traces left on an infected system and thereby avoiding detection. Speaking in Johannesburg to EngineerIT, Dirk Kollberg, senior security researcher, Global Research & Analysis Team, […]

Substation gets protection upgrade

  Fordsburg substation, as one of three major bulk intake substations for City Power from the 275 kV Eskom network, supplies a large portion of southern Johannesburg and surrounding areas. It has an installed capacity of 1000 MVA with 4 x 250 MVA 275/88 kV transformers, which give a firm supply of 750 MVA at […]

Protecting smart power grids and data networks

  In future, structures for power generation, transmission and distribution in the high, medium and low-voltage ranges will be more complex and flexible than they are today. New topics such as smart grid, smart metering or smart home require innovative solutions. But also the rapid rise of distributed, renewable energy sources, in combination with centralised […]