This book includes a review of the energy management in households. Home Energy Mangement Systems is a critical infrastructure component. The main role of this system is to enable energy services utilising smart devices in the households. Because they manage sensitive information about the balancing of the electrical grid and the surveillance in private homes, the security and privacy should be taken into consideration. This text the authors identified and address potential threatrs of the Home Energy Management Platforms that should be taken into account in the design of the architecture and the selection of the hardware and software. 

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