May 18, 2024


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.
Texas RE Warns Utilities Not to Wait on CIP Compliance
Staff from Texas RE warned utilities not to wait on setting up a plan for compliance with NERC's new critical infrastructure protection standards.
NERC Reports Mixed Data on Supply Chain Progress
A recent survey shows that utilities are taking positive steps toward implementing NERC's supply chain risk management standards, the organization said.
FERC Starts Inquiry on CIP Standards
FERC issued a NOI seeking comments on potential gaps in NERC’s critical infrastructure protection standards and what actions it may need to take.
FERC Agrees to Defer Standards Implementation
FERC has agreed to NERC's request to defer the implementation of seven reliability standards scheduled to take effect this year.
Report: Oil, Gas Hackers Expanding to Grid
Hackers who once focused on oil and gas producers have been increasingly targeting the electric grid, according to a new report by ICS security firm Dragos.
NERC Plans Review of Supply Chain Standards
NERC announced it will conduct a formal review of the effectiveness of its new supply chain standards, which take effect July 1.
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.
NERC Member Representatives Committee Briefs: Feb. 6, 2019
NERC stakeholders got a look at a draft report on supply chain risks as part of a FERC directive to address risk management of the industry’s vendors.
FERC Backs NERC Supply Chain Standards
FERC on proposed to adopt several reliability standards intended to mitigate cybersecurity risks posed by the global supply chain of grid operation tools.

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