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October 23, 2021

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FERC issues recommendations on improving cyber, complying with security standards

By Charlie Mitchell / October 12, 2021

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in a report on compliance with reliability and cybersecurity standards is urging electric utilities to bolster their incident recovery planning and perform enhanced vulnerability assessments, among a package of voluntary recommendations from FERC’s Office of Electric Reliability and Office of Enforcement.

“FERC staff today offered recommendations to help users, owners and operators of the bulk-power system improve their compliance with the mandatory Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) reliability standards and their overall cybersecurity posture,” FERC said...

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