A cutting-edge power grid cyber security testbed at the Information Trust Institute, University of Illinois

Tim Yardley

RTDS Technologies, RTDS News, December 2014.


The Information Trust Institute (ITI) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign combines research and education with industrial outreach to provide leadership in the field of trustworthy information systems. ITI creates computer systems, software, and networks that society can depend on to be trustworthy - secure, dependendable (reliable and available), correct, safe, private, and survivable - with a concentration on critical infrastructure. ITI aims to champion a new paradigm for designing trustworthy systems from the ground up, and for the validation of systems intended to be trustworthy. Through various efforts, including the $18.8 million Trustworthy Cyber Infrastructure for the Power Grid (TCIPG) Center supported by the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, ITI has emerged as a national leader in the field of power grid cyber security.

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