The comment forms for both new cyber security initiatives are posted for a 30-day review. Feedback on the strategies proposed for Transmission Owner Control Centers and virtualization is due back to the project team on 4/11/17.
Today’s LiveWire Spotlight examines two new NERC Cyber Security development efforts launched under Project 2006-02. The first considers the applicability of CIP requirements to Transmission Owner Control Centers that perform the functional obligations of a TOP. The second studies the need for new cyber security requirements regarding permitted architectures and the security risks of virtualization technologies.