July 19, 2024


NERC Submits INSM Standard for FERC Approval
NERC submitted to FERC its proposed cybersecurity reliability standard requiring utilities to implement internal network security monitoring software on select grid cyber systems.
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.
FERC Orders Internal Cyber Monitoring in Response to SolarWinds Hack
FERC ordered NERC to require utilities to implement internal network security monitoring on certain cyber systems at bulk power system facilities.
NERC: Grid Transformation Continues to Accelerate
NERC's 2021 Annual Report identified climate change and cybersecurity as major risks to grid reliability, while highlighting efforts to combat them.
Report Warns of Growing Cyber Dangers
A new report from cybersecurity firm Tenable warns that critical infrastructure and other sectors must tackle the vulnerabilities found in common platforms.
Utilities Warned of Cyberattacks amid Russia Tensions
As fears of Russian military action against Ukraine rise, the U.S. government is urging cyber readiness at the nation's critical infrastructure operators.
FERC Proposes New Cybersecurity Standard
In light of recent cyberattacks, FERC is calling for new standards that would require entities to monitor their internal computer networks for intrusions.
NARUC Panelists Push for Software Documentation
Panelists at the National Association of Regulated Utility Commissioners' annual meeting said requiring documentation of software's origins may be tricky.
Robb, Granholm Push Modernization at GridSecCon
Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm and NERC CEO Jim Robb discussed the challenges of climate change and cybersecurity on the second day of GridSecCon 2021.
GridSecCon Panelists Share Cyber Supply Chain Fears
Panelists at NERC's GridSecCon 2021 security conference discussed the rapidly growing threat from sophisticated cyberattackers targeting critical software.

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