Today’s LiveWire Spotlight is the first installment of four articles concerned with the initial posting of the Version 5 Cyber Security (CIP) Standards. Part I focuses on CIP-002-5, which provides the gateway criteria which will determine the BES functions, facilities, and systems subject to the next-generation Cyber Security Standards.

The initial draft of CIP-002-5 has been posted on the project web site for industry stakeholder review and a concurrent ballot. Comments must be returned – and all votes cast – by January 6, 2012.

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