Energy Security

Sandia provides a full spectrum of cyber and physical security research and analysis capabilities to protect energy critical infrastructures. Our broad experience includes:

  • Deep knowledge of computer, network, and other electronics hardware and software
  • Threat modeling
  • Cyber/physical event characterization
  • Digital event replication
  • System and plant impact modeling
  • Consequence evaluation useful to deconstruct complex threats and manage risks
  • Industrial Control System (ICS) malware functional and impact analysis
  • HAZCADS approach to system hazards: Combination of aspects of traditional probabilistic risk assessment and Systems Theoretical Process Analysis (STPA) for understanding security risks at nuclear facilities

Sandia provides deep analysis resulting in practical, cost-effective steps to provide cybersecurity to high-consequence energy systems.

Learn more about Sandia’s cyber security for the electric grid.