December 10, 2023

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

CISA Releases AI Security Guidelines
The rapid spread of AI software prompted CISA and other global cybersecurity agencies to create new guidelines for safe development of machine learning tools.
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Robb Says Collaboration Key to Maintaining Cyber Vigilance
NERC CEO Jim Robb told GridSecCon attendees that maintaining cyber vigilance in the electric sector requires support from outside.
CISA Publishes Hardware BOM Framework

CISA spotlighted supply chain risk management with the release of a guide intended to help buyers of electronics equipment identify and mitigate risks in their supply chains.

NERC Issues Cybersecurity Data Request
Registered entities must report to NERC on the cyber assets present on their systems and the potential impact of adding security monitoring software.
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NERC Balks at Expansion of Cyber Rules
NERC will not support expanding physical security standards to all major BPS assets when it files comments with FERC next month, a senior official told EPSA.
NERC Calls for Flexibility in CISA Cyber Reporting Rules
Any new cyber incident reporting requirements for critical infrastructure must be drafted to avoid overlap with existing regulations, the ERO told CISA.
FERC Panelists Talk Cyber, Grid Transformation Challenges
At FERC’s annual reliability technical conference, commissioners focused on work needed to prepare the bulk power system for rapidly developing challenges.
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CISA Seeks Comment on Cyber Reporting Rules
As it moves toward implementing the cybersecurity requirements added to its budget, CISA said it will seek public comment on the best approach for execution.
NSTAC Warns of IT/OT Convergence Risks
A presidential advisory committee warned in a new report that industries' information and operational technology systems are not effectively siloed.
PJM Adopting New Web Protocols in Response to Cybersecurity Concerns
PJM's top security officer briefed stakeholders on the RTO's responses to the latest cyber threats, including hostile activity by Russia and its allies.

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