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Resiliency: The New Mantra in the Face of Devastation

Date: June 2013
Publication: Utility Horizons Quarterly

In this article, Erich Gunther discusses the importance of the Smart Grid's "resiliency" and "hardening" capabilities – meaning the ability to bounce back from physical devastation as well as the ability to withstand assault from cyber attacks. It examines existing technologies and techniques that can soften the blow of future events and why resources are becoming more and more focused in these areas. Read more.