December 2, 2023
After-action report: Electric grid cyber exercise demonstrates need for shared inventory of critical supply-chain components
A new report from the North American Electric Reliability Corporation -- NERC -- finds the electricity sector would be better prepared to respond to cyber attacks if its vendors shared more information industry-wide on equipment and hardware through a “trusted channel.”
The report is based on lessons learned from the recent GridEx V, where over 500 stakeholders participated in a simulation of cyber and physical attacks on the North American bulk power system. GridEx V was led by NERC’s...