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Cheryl LaFleur: FERC to Establish Physical Grid Security Standards

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has ordered the North American Electric Reliability Corp. to develop physical grid security standards for responses to threats and vulnerabilities, Homeland Security Today reported Tuesday. Owners and operators of the Bulk-Power System will work to identify risks in the system, assess potential vulnerabilities and implement …

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NIST Drafts Cyber Infrastructure Defense Framework

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a draft outline of the cybersecurity framework for securing critical infrastructure systems, Federal Times reported Tuesday. Nicole Blake Johnson that the draft outline includes best practices and voluntary standards for private companies that handle the grid, chemical plants, and similar systems. …

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