Today’s LiveWire Spotlight in on the updated responses to Consumers Energy and ITC to their inquiries regarding two Cyber Security Standards; CIP-003-3 and CIP-007-3, respectively. The drafting team has made only minor adjustments to the original versions in both cases, although their responses to industry commentary outlines important concepts applicable beyond just these two standards.

The second drafts of CIP-003-3 and CIP-007-3 have been posted for a 45 day review and successive ballot. Clients have until March 22, 2013 to return feedback to the project teams and to vote on the standards.