Today’s LiveWire Spotlight examines the initial informal draft of CIP-003-TCA. It is the second of two initiatives under Project 2016-02 addressing FERC Order 822’s directives to strengthen the cyber protections required of Low-Impact BES Cyber Systems. The standards adds requirements addressing the cyber threats to Low-Impact BES Cyber Systems posed by transient electronic devices and portable media.

The informal draft of CIP-003-TCA has been posted for an 18-day informal review period. Clients have until November 18, 2016 to provide comments back to the drafting team concerning the protection of Low-Impact Transient Cyber Assets.