Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) & the Smart Grid: Composition & Security Issues


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Which of the following terms refers to a system that facilitates measuring, collecting, and analyzing energy usage?

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1. Which of the following AMI components is the collection of networks in which the entire infrastructure is built on?

2. Which of the following best describes the collector's purpose in an AMI?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Included in this tool are questions covering AMI components, head-end system responsibilities, security issues and more. Use your knowledge of these topics to pass the quiz and get fast results.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment tool will measure your knowledge of:

  • The purpose of the collector in an AMI
  • An AMI component made up of a collection of networks
  • Security issues in AMIs
  • The direct responsibility of the head-end system
  • A term that defines a system that facilitates the measurement, collection and analysis of energy usage

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the purpose of the collector in an AMI
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding security issues in AMIs and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the responsibility of the head-end system

Additional Learning

Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) & the Smart Grid: Composition & Security Issues is the accompanying resource that you can use with this quiz and worksheet. The lesson can be used to learn more about:

  • A distinguishing feature of an AMI
  • The four basic components of an AMI
  • Actions a hacker can take with a vulnerable AMI