June 25, 2024


Texas RE
Texas RE Warns Cyber Plan Essential amid Growing Threats
With an ever-increasing number of adversaries in cyberspace targeting the North American grid, speakers at a Texas Reliability Entity webinar emphasized that rigorous planning and testing are essential to maintaining reliability.
FERC’s CIP Report Finds Fewer Issues Again
FERC's latest Critical Infrastructure Protection audits produced only four recommendations, the fewest of any year since the program's inception in 2016.
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NERC Standards Committee Sends Back Cybersecurity Proposals
NERC’s Standards Committee declined to advance a project to modify cybersecurity reporting requirements, seeking a fuller response to criticism of the proposal.
NERC: Cyber Intrusions Affected Multiple Regions in 2022
While none of the incidents affected reliability, evidence of attackers’ efforts to sabotage the grid “highlights the continued need for vigilance,” NERC said.
ERCOT Seeking Funds Lost in Cyberattack
ERCOT is working with officials to investigate a cybersecurity incident that resulted in the ISO sending a wire transfers to a fraudulent bank account.
SERC Stresses Internal Controls at Compliance Seminar
Presenters at SERC Reliability’s Spring Compliance Seminar stressed the importance of internal controls in preventing violations of reliability standards.
ERCOT Working to Set Cyber Incident Processes
ERCOT is seeking more time to hash out the details around an NPRR that would establish notification responsibilities during cybersecurity incidents.
FERC OKs Cyber Reporting Rule
FERC expanded NERC’s cyber incident reporting requirements, closing what it said was a gap in the CIP reliability standards.
NERC Standards News Briefs: May 8-9, 2019
The NERC Board of Trustees approved a supply chain report and a new standard on third-party transient electronic devices while eliminating 84 requirements.
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NERC Board of Trustees Briefs: Feb. 7, 2019
The NERC Board of Trustees authorized management to terminate the agreement between the organization and the Florida Reliability Coordinating Council.

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