This advance copy of LiveWire Spotlight is the third of four articles addressing the latest posting of the CIP Version 5 standards. This one looks at the requirements applicable to Facility owners and operators who are responsible for BES Cyber Systems classified as Medium-Impact.

The third draft of CIP-002-5 has been posted on the project web site for industry stakeholder review and a successive ballot. Clients have until October 10, 2012 to return comments and cast their votes.