FERC Requires Expanded Cyber Security Incident Reporting

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has directed the North American Electric Reliability Corp. (NERC) to develop, within six-months of the effective date of its final rule, modifications to the Critical Infrastructure Protection Reliability Standards to improve mandatory reporting of cyber security incidents, including attempts that might facilitate subsequent efforts to harm reliable operation of the nation’s bulk electric system.

See the complete article in the Illinois Energy Forum-August 2018