In an August 1, 2016 letter to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) called for an...04 August 2016
FERC Adopts Revised Reliability Standards for Cybersecurity
(i) CIP-003-6 (Security Management Controls), specifying security management controls that establish responsibility and accountability to protect grid cyber systems against compromise;
(ii) CIP-004-6 (Personnel and Training), requiring an appropriate level of personnel risk assessment, training, and security awareness in support of protecting grid cyber systems;
(iii) CIP-006-6 (Physical Security of BES Cyber Systems), specifying a physical security plan to manage physical access to grid cyber systems;
(iv) CIP-007-6 (Systems Security Management), specifying select technical, operational, and procedural requirements to manage system security by;
(v) CIP-009-6 (Recovery Plans for BES Cyber Systems), specifying recovery plan requirements in support of the continued stability, operability, and reliability;
(vi) CIP-010-2 (Configuration Change Management and Vulnerability Assessments), specifying configuration change management and vulnerability assessment requirements to prevent and detect unauthorized changes to grid cyber systems; and
(vii) CIP-011-2 (Information Protection), specifying information protection requirements to prevent unauthorized access to grid cyber systems information.
The final rule also includes a number of directives for NERC intended to facilitate enhanced protection of information and the physical security of cyber systems. The final rule also announces a FERC staff-led technical conference on January 28, 2016 to address the development by NERC of requirements for supply chain management for control system hardware, software and service.
The Department of Energy (DOE) recently published its revised Part 810 Guidance on compliance with the amended Part 810 Regulations on nuclear export controls (10 C.F.R. Part 810). The 2015 ...24 June 2016
Stacy Hadeka and Allison Bender also contributed to this report.19 May 2016