Today’s LiveWire Spotlight looks at a summary document issued by the Congressional Research Service listing all cybersecurity hearings and legislation conducted in the last three sessions of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate. The legislative goal is to determine the full range of creative capabilities that adversaries apply to steal money, appropriate trade secrets, and support their wartime strategies.

U.S. Congressional action on cybersecurity legislation is growing in scope and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. The threat to the national infrastructures is of prominent concern to lawmakers, so look for FERC to push for more CIP requirements in these areas.