Today’s LiveWire Spotlight examines NERC’s 2014 Grid Security Conference, the fourth annual gathering of cyber and physical security experts dedicated to the evaluation of emerging BES security trends, policies, and lessons learned. The conferees explored technical and regulatory solutions in response to the increasingly sophisticated attack vectors employed by hostiles.

The intense focus on the security of the energy infrastructure shows no sign of slowing. If anything, the findings from incidents that take place over the next year or more may lead FERC to call for another iteration of the CIP standards.