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New energy-sector reporting requirements could shed light on emerging threats, or tread old ground

July 9, 2019 |
Mariam Baksh
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Expanding cyber reporting requirements for the energy sector could reinforce regulators' reputation for fostering paperwork rather than security outcomes, according to a former Federal Energy Regulatory Commission official, but current government officials say the move will provide valuable insight into emerging threats across the ecosystem.

FERC is soliciting comment through Aug. 26 -- 60 days out from a June 26 Federal Register notice -- on revisions to the information collection for its mandatory Critical Infrastructure Protection standards.

The notice...

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