Today’s LiveWire Spotlight looks at the new security arrangement between NERC and the American Gas Association (AGA) to exchange information that affects both the electrical and natural gas infrastructures. The agreement formalizes the sharing of cyber and physical threat information between the Information Sharing and Analysis Centers (ISACs) managed by NERC and the AGA.

The NERC and AGA agreement is intended to harden critical infrastructures against cyber and physical attacks. This focus will only intensify as the interdependency between the gas and electricity industries grows.