Case Study on Cybersecurity Framework for Microgrids


Minimizing the risks of cybersecurity is top of mind for most utilities. NCEMC’s case study provides an approach to reducing cyber-risk of a microgrid. Learn more about the findings of on-site cyber and physical security assessment of the NCEMC microgrid project on Ocracoke Island, including development of a cybersecurity framework for secure communications architecture, network intrusion and anomaly detection, hardware/software patch management, and vendor supply chain management.


  • Ajaz Sadiq – VP, Grid Modernization and Technology Integration – North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives (NCEMC)
  • Loreto Sarracini – President – AESI-US, Inc.
  • Todd Ponto – Chief Technology Officer – AESI-US, Inc.