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Improved Security Standards for Electric Grids, Infosecurity Magazine

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

In an effort to address the growing threat of cyber-attacks to the national power grid, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved revised reliability standards for cybersecurity management controls.

"Because most electric utilities were likely planning to implement electronic and physical access controls for low-impact BES Cyber Systems by September 1, 2018, FERC’s recent rule should provide them with more clarity about exactly what sort of electronic access needs to be protected," said Daniel Skees, partner, Morgan Lewis.

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