Today’s LiveWire Spotlight examines FERC’s feedback request regarding regulatory action that could reduce the threat of a successful cyber-attack at BES Control Centers. The Commission is looking for commentary regarding the applications where whitelisting and restricted Internet access are appropriate – and where those protective techniques may actually impair reliable BES operations.

FERC has given industry stakeholders 60 days to respond to their Notice of Inquiry regarding the cyber security of Control Centers. Client have until September 26, 2016, to submit their comments.