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FERC report offers security lessons learned on cyber standards for bulk electric systems

By Sara Friedman / October 5, 2020

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has released a report sharing lessons learned from utilities on how they can improve the security of their critical infrastructure assets.

The report summarizes audits that the agency conducted in the 2020 fiscal year to evaluate compliance with its Critical Infrastructure Protection Reliability Standards for bulk electric systems.

The standards include regulations for BES cyber system categorization, security management controls, electronic system security perimeters, system security management, recovery plans for BEST cyber systems and...

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