Today’s LiveWire Spotlight looks at the latest status of the BES cyber and physical security initiatives presented at the 1Q2019 meeting of the Critical Infrastructure Protection Committee (CIPC). The meeting agenda included several slide packages addressing the development and implementation of key cyber security standards, looking for the CIPC’s feedback on future policy direction.

Cyber and physical security continue to be the most dominate threats to critical infrastructure. As such, FERC will continue to closely monitor the success of the CIPC’s initiatives to determine if more Reliability Standards are needed to address the risks.