Maggie Morganti is a Technical Staff member for the Power and Energy Systems team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory focusing on electric grid cybersecurity and resilience research. Prior to joining Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Maggie was a graduate intern at FireEye and worked as a Threat Intelligence Analyst on their iSight Cyber-Physical team. She holds a M.S. in Intelligence Studies with a focus on cybersecurity from Mercyhurst University. As a graduate student, she worked as an intelligence analyst for the university’s CIRAT (Center for Information Research Analysis and Training) program and served as an active member of the university’s cyber threat research analysis, data science, and nuclear nonproliferation clubs. She is IEEE member and active in local chapter events.
Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) are changing how the grid functions. Consumers are integrating more IoT (including high wattage). This session provides granular modeling of how these two new factors can be targeted/leveraged in tandem to cause the “worst bad” attack scenario. In the past decade, adoption of DERs, such as solar power, have significantly increased […]