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Security and Privacy in Smart Grid

Smart Grid

Recently, Smart Grid (SG) has attracted attentions from engineers and researchers in both electric power and communication sectors. The concept of SG has appeared in recent literature in different flavors. Some referred to it as intelligent grid whereas some called it the grid of the future. The objective of the SG concept remains more or less the same, namely to provide end-users or consumers with power in a more stable and reliable manner that the aging power-grids of today may not be able to provide in the near future. In this vein, SG incorporates a two-way communication between the provider and consumers of electric power. The two-way communication indicates the ability of SG is expected to endow the end-users with in terms of expressing their demands of power requirement to the provider. In SG, the users are no longer passive players. Instead, they can undertake active roles to effectively minimize energy consumption by communicating back and forth with the provider. In spite of the numerous value-added application scenarios of smart grid, SG communications will be vulnerable to security threats. As a consequence, it is essential to properly design SG communication protocols for dealing with all possible security threats.

Magic Portals: Bibliography on Security and Privacy in Smart Grid
  Homepage of Smart Grid Subgroup at BBCR Lab

Publications

Journal Papers

  1. J. Ni, K. Zhang, K. Alharbi, X. Lin, N. Zhang, and X. Shen, "Differentially Private Smart Metering with Fault Tolerance and Range-Based Filtering", IEEE Trans.on Smart Grid to appear.
  2. C. Lai, R. Lu, H. Li, D. Zheng, and X. Shen, "Secure Machine-Type Communications in LTE Networks", Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing (Wiley), Vo. 16, pp. 1495-1509, 2016.
  3. M. Wen, K. Zhang, J. Lei, X. Liang, R. Deng, and X. Shen, "CIT: A Credit-based Incentive Tariff Scheme with Fraud-Traceability for Smart Grid", Security and Communication Networks, Vol. 9, No. 9, pp. 190-205, 2016.
  4. A. Abdallah and X. Shen, "A Lightweight Lattice-based Homomorphic Privacy-Preserving Data Aggregation Scheme for Smart Grid", IEEE Trans. on Smart Grid, to appear.
  5. A. Abdallah and X. Shen, "Lightweight Authentication and Privacy-Preserving Scheme for V2G Connections", IEEE Trans. on Vehicular Technology, to appear.
  6. A. Abdallah, and X. Shen, "Lightweight Security and Privacy Preserving Scheme for Smart Grid Customer-side Networks ", IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, to appear.
  7. Ruilong Deng, Gaoxi Xiao, Rongxing Lu, "Defending Against False Data Injection Attacks on Power System State Estimation ", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, to appear.
  8. H. Bao, R. Lu, B. Li, and R. Deng, "BLITHE: Behavior Rule Based Insider Threat Detection for Smart Grid ", IEEE Internet of Things Journal, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 190-205, 2016.
  9. Z. Shi, R. Sun, R. Lu, L Chen, J. Chen, and X. Shen, "Diverse Grouping based Aggregation Protocol with Error Detection for Smart Grid Communications ", IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 6, No. 6, pp. 2856-2868, 2015.
  10. M. Mahmoud, J. Misic, K. Akkaya, and X. Shen, "Investigating Public-Key Certificate Revocation in Smart Grid ", IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol.2, no.6, pp.490-503, 2015.
  11. R. Jiang, R. Lu, J. Luo, C. Lai, and X. Shen, " Efficient Self-healing Group Key Management with Dynamic Revocation and Collusion Resistance for SCADA in Smart Grid ", Security and Commu. Networks (Wiley), vol. 8, no. 6, pp. 1026–1039, April. 2015.
  12. H. Li, R. Lu, L. Zhou, B. Yang, and X. Shen, "An Efficient Merkle Tree Based Authentication Scheme for Smart Grid ", IEEE Systems Journal, vol.8, no.2, pp.655-663, June 2014.
  13. M. Wen, R. Lu, J. Lei, H. Li, X. Liang, and X. Shen, " SESA: An Efficient Searchable Encryption Scheme for Auction in Emerging Smart Grid Marketing", Security and Communication Networks, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 234-244, Jan. 2014.
  14. M. Wen, K. Zhang, J. Lei, X. Liang, R. Deng, and X. Shen, "CIT: A Credit-based Incentive Tariff Scheme with Fraud-traceability for Smart Grid", Security and Communication Networks, Nov. 2013.
  15. M. Wen. R. Lu, K. Zhang, J. Lei, X. Liang, and X. Shen, "PaRQ: A Privacy-preserving Range Query Scheme over Encrypted Metering Data for Smart Grid", IEEE Trans. on Emerging Topics in Computing, Vol.1, No.1, pp.178-191, June 2013.
  16. X. Liang, X. Li, R. Lu, X. Lin and X. Shen, "UDP: Usage-based Dynamic Pricing with Privacy Preservation for Smart Grid", IEEE Trans. on Smart Grid, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 141-150, 2013.
  17. X. Li, X. Liang, R. Lu, X. Lin, H. Zhu, and X. Shen, "Securing Smart Grid: Cyber Attacks, Countermeasures and Challenges", IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol. 50, No. 8, pp. 38-45, 2012.
  18. R. Lu, X. Liang, X. Li, X. Lin, and X. Shen, "EPPA: An Efficient and Privacy-Preserving Aggregation Scheme for Secure Smart Grid Communications", IEEE Trans. on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 23, No. 9, pp. 1621-1631, 2012.
  19. Z. M. Fadlullah, N. Kato, R. Lu, X. Shen, and Y. Nozaki, "Towards Secure Targeted Broadcast in Smart Grid", IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol. 50, No. 5, pp. 150-156, 2012.
  20. M. Fouda, Z. Md. Fadlullah, N. Kato, R. Lu and X. Shen, "A Light-weight Message Authentication Scheme for Smart Grid Communications", IEEE Trans. on Smart Grid, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 675-685, 2011.
  21. Z. Md. Fadlullah, M. Fouda, N. Kato, X. Shen , and Y. Nozaki, "An Early Warning System against Malicious Activities for Smart Grid Communications", IEEE Network, Vol. 25, Issue 5, pp. 50-55, 2011.

Conference Papers

  1. J. Ni, K. Zhang, X. Lin and X. Shen, "EDAT: Efficient Data Aggregation without TTP for Privacy-Assured Smart Metering", Proc. IEEE ICC '16, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 23-27, 2016.
  2. A. Abdallah and X. Shen, "Efficient Prevention Technique for False Data Injection Attack in Smart Grid", Proc. IEEE ICC '16, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 23-27, 2016.
  3. J. Ni, K. Alharbi, X. Lin, and X. Shen, "Security-Enhanced Data Aggregation against Malicious Gateways in Smart Grid", Proc. of IEEE GLOBECOM'15, San Diego, CA, USA, December 6 - 10, 2015.
  4. A. Abdallah, and X. Shen, "Lightweight Security and Privacy-Preserving V2G Connection Scheme in Smart Grid", Proc. of IEEE GLOBECOM'15, San Diego, CA, USA, December 6 - 10, 2015.
  5. R. Lu, K. Alharbi, X. Lin, and C. Huang, "A Novel Privacy-Preserving Set Aggregation Scheme for Smart Grid Communications", Proc. of IEEE GLOBECOM'15, (to appear) San Diego, CA, USA, December 6 - 10, 2015.
  6. A. Abdallah, and X. Shen, "A Lightweight Lattice-based Security and Privacy-Preserving Scheme for Smart Grid", Proc. of IEEE GLOBECOM'14, Austin, TX, USA, December 8-12, 2014.
  7. J. Gao, X. Zhang, H. Liang, and X. Shen, "Joint Encryption and Compressed Sensing in Smart Grid Data Transmission", Proc. of IEEE GLOBECOM'14, Austin, TX, USA, December 8-12, 2014.
  8. M. He, K. Zhang, and X. Shen, "PMQC: A Privacy-Preserving Multi-Quality Charging Scheme in V2G Network", Proc. of IEEE GLOBECOM'14, Austin, TX, USA, December 8-12, 2014.
  9. A. Abdallah, and X. Shen, "Lightweight Lattice-based Homomorphic Privacy-Preserving Aggregation Scheme for Home Area Networks", Proc. of WCSP'14, Hefei, China, Oct. 23 - 25, 2014. (Best Paper Award)
  10. R. Jiang, R. Lu, C. Lai, J. Luo and X. Shen, "Robust Group Key Management with Revocation and Collusion Resistance for SCADA in Smart Grid", Proc. of IEEE GLOBECOM'13, Atlanta, GA, USA, Dec. 9-13, 2013.
  11. M. Wen, R. Lu, J. Lei, X. Liang, H. Li and X. Shen, "ECQ: An Efficient Conjunctive Query Scheme over Encrypted Multidimensional Data in Smart Grid", Proc. of IEEE GLOBECOM'13, Atlanta, GA, USA, Dec. 9-13, 2013.
  12. R. Sun, Z. Shi, R. Lu, M. Lu, and X. Shen, "APED: An Efficient Aggregation Protocol with Error Detection for Smart Grid Communications", Proc. of IEEE GLOBECOM'13, Atlanta, GA, USA, Dec. 9-13, 2013.
  13. M. A. Mahmoud, J. Misic and X. Shen, "Efficient Public-Key Certificate Revocation Schemes for Smart Grid", Proc. of IEEE GLOBECOM'13, Atlanta, GA, USA, Dec. 9-13, 2013.
  14. M. A. Mahmoud, J. Misic and X. Shen, "A Scalable Public Key Infrastructure for Smart Grid Communications", Proc. of IEEE GLOBECOM'13, Atlanta, GA, USA, Dec. 9-13, 2013.
  15. M. Lu, Z. Shi, R. Lu, R. Sun, and X. Shen, "PPPA: A Practical Privacy-Preserving Aggregation Scheme for Smart Grid Communications", Proc. of IEEE ICCC'13, Xi'An, China, August 12 - 14, 2013.
  16. K. Zhang, R. Lu, X. Liang, J. Qiao, and X. Shen, "PARK: A Privacy-preserving Aggregation Scheme with Adaptive Key Management for Smart Grid", Proc. of IEEE ICCC'13, Xi'An, China, August 12 - 14, 2013.
  17. R. Lu, X. Lin, Z. Shi, B. Cao, and X. Shen, "EATH: An Efficient Aggregate Authentication Protocol for Smart Grid Communications", Proc. of IEEE WCNS'13, Shanghai, China, April 7-10, 2013.
  18. H. Li, X. Liang, R. Lu, X. Lin, and X. Shen, "EDR: An Efficient Demand Response Scheme for Achieving Forward Secrecy in Smart Grid", Proc. of IEEE GLOBECOM'12, Anaheim, California, USA, Dec. 3-7, 2012.

Books/Chapters

  1. M. Wen, R. Lu, X. Liang, J. Lei, and X. Shen, "Querying over Encrypted Data in Smart Grids", SpringerBriefs in Computer Science Springer Verlag, 2014. (ISBN: 978-3-319-06354-6, ISBN 978-3-319-06355-3 eBook).
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