SERC Reliability’s senior security adviser recounted his entry into the grid security field and offered his views on how to identify the greatest threats.
FERC tentatively approved a rule to protect the grid against sabotage threats after ordering changes to allow the commission to overrule transmission operators’ definition of “critical” facilities.
Uncertainty over the grid’s vulnerability to sabotage could lead to wasteful and excessive spending, a new congressional report warns.
FERC lacks proper controls for handling classified national security information, the Department of Energy’s Inspector General said.
Former FERC Chariman Jon Wellinghoff is coming under fire from some of his old colleagues for comments he has made to the media regarding grid safety.
FERC and NERC cautioned against overreacting to last year's substation sabotage, with two FERC commissioners taking a swipe at a former colleague who has been sounding the alarm.
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