Adam Gauci

Adam Gauci

Adam F. Gauci was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and received a Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering from Queen’s University at Kingston, Ontario. His previous work experience includes Hydro One Networks as a Protection and Control Engineer and Cooper Power Systems as a Field Application Engineer. Currently he is working with Schneider Electric and responsible for product management for Cyber Security for critical infrastructure solutions, based in Montpellier, France. Mr. Gauci is currently a member of the IEEE Power and Energy Society and a registered professional engineer in the province of Ontario.

The Seven Pillars of Cyber Defense

Think of all the ways to access your computer systems. The number has increased dramatically now that employees commonly use mobile devices or USB keys to connect. With so many… Read more »

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Toward Better Configuration Management for Substation Cybersecurity

Within a substation context, there are multiple types of configuration. One type is specific to a device, such as the number of boards and the configuration of each board. This… Read more »

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Substation Cyber Security: How Vulnerabilities Create Asset Management Challenges

When cyber threats were less of an issue than they are today, the relationship between a utility and a vendor was based on discussions about bugs that could be found… Read more »

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4 Steps Toward Substation Cybersecurity

When it comes to utility substation automation, how do you put basic cybersecurity concepts into practice? Concepts like availability, integrity, confidentiality (AIC), or authorization, authentication, and auditability (AAA) need the… Read more »


How can utilities protect themselves against cyber attacks?

The energy industry is attracting the attention of hackers looking to cause widespread disruption. This should worry all of us, as the energy that utilities provide serves as the lifeblood… Read more »

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