Today’s LiveWire Spotlight article evaluates the Standards Authorization Request (SAR) for Project 2019-02 – BES Cyber System Information Access Management. The purpose of the SAR is to modify the CIP standards to allow alternative protective strategies to block unauthorized access to BES Cyber System Information beyond electronic and physical access controls.

The initial draft of the Standards Authorization Request for Project 2019-02 – BES Cyber System Information Access Management has been posted for a 30-day review. Comments are due back to the project team by April 26, 2019.