Communications

Plugging the Intrusion Detection Gap in the Smart Grid

As the number of malicious cyberattacks on smart utilities continue to rise, smart grid cybersecurity leaders are under immense pressure to implement intrusion detection alongside their prevention and response strategies. Not only would IDS systems deployed at key points of network vulnerability significantly reduce the severity of attacks and improve grid resilience, but they are …

IoT Manufacturing with Cameron K. Coursey

  Some industries are rethinking offshore manufacturing because of the pandemic and the corresponding material and product shortages. Local manufacturing has the benefit of reducing the dependence on other countries and simplifying the supply chain. In countries where costs are high, however, it may only make sense to manufacture locally by taking advantage of capabilities …

OGS-2 optical telescope dome. Credits: NASA

Smart Spectrum from Space with Geoff Varrall

What did Galileo and Karl Jansky have in common? In 1610, Galileo looked up at the stars through his latest invention, a prototype for the modern day refractor telescope. In 1931 Karl Jansky accidentally discovered radio astronomy when investigating background static on Bell Labs short wave transatlantic radio phone service. Radio astronomers explore the outer …