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FERC approves revisions to cybersecurity regulations for power plants

February 10, 2020 |
Rick Weber

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved revisions to cybersecurity standards for power plants developed by the electric utility industry, while backing off an earlier proposal to clarify the definition for the type of data to be protected by the security controls.

“We determine that modifications to the CIP Reliability Standards to address the availability of communication links and data communicated between bulk electric system control centers will enhance bulk electric system reliability,” FERC says in a Federal Register...


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