Federal Policies

Germany Expands Its Electricity Network

On January 21, 2016, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved advancements to Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Reliability Standards that address cybersecurity of the bulk electric system. The CIP version 5 standards, developed by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), identify and categorize bulk electric system (BES) cyber structures based on whether such structures… Keep reading →