Today’s LiveWire Spotlight looks at FERC’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) to approve CIP-003-7 “Security Management Controls”.   The standard satisfies two directives issued in FERC Order 822 aimed at improving the protection of Low-Impact BES Cyber Systems against electronic attacks.

FERC’s proposal to approve the CIP-003-7 is posted for a 60-day public review.  Clients have until December 26, 2017 to submit comments regarding the additional requirements that the Commission may call for if their concerns are not addressed.