Today’s LiveWire Spotlight addresses NERC’s recent spot check analysis of EOP-005-1. This is the second in a series of NERC reports analyzing the procedures used by compliance teams to evaluate adherence to individual standards. In this case the review team assessed two audit samples from each Regional Entity to identify the best practices used to set expectations of the evidence submitted, review documents, and to determine infractions

NERC’s Key Reliability Standard Spot –Check Report for EOP-005-1 was issued earlier this month. Compliance teams may begin changing their review procedures immediately as the recommendations are not subject to approval guidelines.