Morgan Lewis partner J. Daniel Skees was quoted in an E&E News article that looked at the types of comments the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) received surrounding a proposal to incentivize voluntary application for certain Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Reliability Standards. FERC is interested in determining whether the current CIP “baseline” standards adequately address specific cyberrisk areas or if a new program will encourage more companies to increase security. "Mandatory standards are always to an extent playing a little bit of catch-up,” Dan said in the article.
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