Intelligent Electronic Device (IED)

Intelligent Electronic Device (IED) definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): IED

Definition(s): Any device incorporating one or more processors with the capability to receive or send data/control from or to an external source (e.g., electronic multifunction meters, digital relays, controllers).
Source(s): NIST SP 800-82 Rev. 2 (AGA 12)

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary