Today’s LiveWire Spotlight examines FERC’s approval of NERC’s latest Rules of Procedure updates – which close out the final action items remaining from the ERO’s five-year performance analysis. as the Electric Reliability Organization (ERO). The Commission accepted without comment NERC’s explanation of the cyber incident data exchange process and how it is used to support the efforts of CIP Standards Development Teams
FERC’s tendency to overreact to a cyber crisis too quickly by creating CIP requirements has abated while this process is being trialed. Clients should consider helping by openly sharing their cyber security incident data with E-ISAC to the degree they feel comfortable doing so.