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June 14, 2021

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NIST seeks comment on practice guide for securing industrial IoT, focused on ‘distributed energy resources’

By Charlie Mitchell / May 20, 2021

A draft practice guide from the National Institute of Standards and Technology aims to help companies secure so-called “distributed energy resources,” which can include solar and wind assets, that rely on Industrial Internet of Things technologies with potential cybersecurity vulnerabilities.

The preliminary draft of NIST SP 1800-32, “Securing the Industrial Internet of Things: Cybersecurity for Distributed Energy Resources,” was released Tuesday and is open for comment until May 24.

According to NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, “The Industrial...

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