Today’s LiveWire Spotlight analyzes NERC’s most recent summary of the descriptions, resolutions, and the penalties assessed for a subset of Reliability Standards’ violations. They reveal a high priority focus on cyber-security compliance, although there are non-CIP cases with important resolutions related to some of the most violated NERC Reliability Standards.

Cyber security, Protection System maintenance, and transmission operations will remain Enforcement’s priorities in 2015. Geomagnetic disturbances and physical security will join the list when CIP-014-1 and EOP-010-1 take effect later in the year.